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polyp

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪp/  us   /ˈpɑː.lɪp/ specialized

polyp noun [C] (ANIMAL)

biology a small, simple, tube-shaped water animal

polyp noun [C] (GROWTH)

medical a small mass of cells that grows in the body, and is usually not harmful
Translations of “polyp”
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 水螅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 水螅…
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