villous adenoma

A type of polyp that grows in the colon and other places in the gastrointestinal tract and sometimes in other parts of the body. These adenomas may become malignant (cancerous).

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  • villous adenoma — an uncommon type of adenomatous polyp of the colon that is large, soft, and papillary and often premalignant …   Medical dictionary

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