Polypous Pol"y*pous, a. [Cf. F. polypeux. See {Polyp}.] Of the nature of a polypus; having many feet or roots, like the polypus; affected with polypus. [1913 Webster]

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  • Polypous — wurde von John D. Beazley wohl irrtümlich für den Namen eines griechischen Töpfers in der 2. Hälfte des 6. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. in Athen gehalten. John D. Beazley ergänzte auf dem Fragment einer Randschale aus Naukratis in Oxford, Ashmolean… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • polypous — [päl′ip əs] adj. of or like a polyp …   English World dictionary

  • polypous — /pol euh peuhs/, adj. polypoid. [1740 50; POLYP + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • polypous — adjective Relating to, resembling, or characterized by the presence of a polyp. See Also: polypoid …   Wiktionary

  • polypous — Pertaining to, manifesting the gross features of, or characterized by the presence of a polyp or polyps. * * * pol·yp·ous päl ə pəs adj relating to, being, or resembling a polyp * * * pol·yp·ous (polґĭ pəs) of the nature of a polyp;… …   Medical dictionary

  • polypous — pÉ‘lɪpÉ™s / pÉ’l adj. pertaining to polyps, pertaining to abnormal growth protruding from the mucus membrane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polypous — pol·yp·ous …   English syllables

  • polypous — ˈpäləpəs adjective Etymology: polyp + ous : relating to, of the nature of, or like a polyp …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyp — polypous, adj. /pol ip/, n. 1. Zool. a. a sedentary type of animal form characterized by a more or less fixed base, columnar body, and free end with mouth and tentacles, esp. as applied to coelenterates. b. an individual zooid of a compound or… …   Universalium

  • Polyp — Herr in Grün (umgangssprachlich); Bulle (umgangssprachlich); Ordnungshüter; Gesetzeshüter; Ermittler; Schutzmann; Gendarm (österr.); Polizist; Nesseltier * * * Po|lyp [po ly:p] …   Universal-Lexikon

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