[pol-uh-per-ee] /ˈpɒl əˌpɛr i/
noun, plural polyparies.
the common supporting structure of a colony of polyps, as corals.
noun (pl) -paries, -paria (-ˈpɛərɪə)
the common base and connecting tissue of a colony of coelenterate polyps, esp coral
[pol-ee-ped] /ˈpɒl iˌpɛd/ noun 1. a being or object having many legs: Her favorite toy is a bug-shaped polyped. adjective 2. having many legs: a polyped table.
polypectomy pol·yp·ec·to·my (pŏl’ə-pěk’tə-mē) n. Excision of a polyp.
[pol-ee-pep-tahyd, -tid] /ˌpɒl iˈpɛp taɪd, -tɪd/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a chain of amino acids linked together by bonds and having a molecular weight of up to about 10,000. /ˌpɒlɪˈpɛptaɪd/ noun 1. any of a group of natural or synthetic polymers made up of amino acids chemically linked together; this class includes the proteins See also […]
[pol-ee-pet-l-uh s] /ˌpɒl iˈpɛt l əs/ adjective, Botany. 1. having a corolla of separate petals. /ˌpɒlɪˈpɛtələs/ adjective 1. (of flowers) having many distinct or separate petals Compare gamopetalous