any marsupial of the group Polyprotodontia, characterized by four or more upper incisor teeth on each side of the jaw: includes the opossums and bandicoots Compare diprotodont
[pol-ip] /ˈpɒl ɪp/ noun 1. Zoology. 2. Pathology. a projecting growth from a mucous surface, as of the nose, being either a tumor or a hypertrophy of the mucous membrane. /ˈpɒlɪp/ noun 1. (zoology) one of the two forms of individual that occur in coelenterates. It usually has a hollow cylindrical body with a ring […]
[pol-ip-tik] /ˈpɒl ɪp tɪk/ noun 1. a work of art composed of several connected panels. /ˈpɒlɪptɪk/ noun 1. an altarpiece consisting of more than three panels, set with paintings or carvings, and usually hinged for folding Compare diptych, triptych
polyptychial pol·y·ptych·i·al (pŏl’ē-tĭk’ē-əl, -tī’kē-əl) adj. Folded or arranged so as to form more than one layer.
/ˈpɒlɪpəs/ noun (pl) -pi (-paɪ) 1. (pathol) another word for polyp (sense 2) polypus pol·y·pus (pŏl’ə-pəs) n. pl. pol·y·pi (-pī’) See polyp.