teratoma


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ter·a·to·ma

 (tĕr′ə-tō′mə)
n. pl. ter·a·to·mas or ter·a·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor consisting of different types of tissue, as of skin, hair, and muscle, caused by the development of independent germ cells.

ter′a·to′ma·tous (-tō′mə-təs) adj.

teratoma

(ˌtɛrəˈtəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) pathol a tumour or group of tumours composed of tissue foreign to the site of growth

ter•a•to•ma

(ˌtɛr əˈtoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor made up of different types of tissue.
[1885–90; < Greek terat-, s. of téras monster + -oma]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teratoma - a tumor consisting of a mixture of tissues not normally found at that site
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
Translations

ter·a·to·ma

n. teratoma, neoplasma que deriva de más de una capa embrionaria y que se compone de tejidos de distintos tipos.

teratoma

n teratoma m
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1] Here, we describe a case of one patient with anti-NMDAR encephalitis accompanied by ovarian teratoma.
And even a year after the teratoma was removed along with an ovary, she suffers from short-term memory loss.
Se definio como "gestacion multiple de dificil diagnostico" aquella en la que el examen del (de los) feto(s) planteo uno de los diagnosticos diferenciales expuestos (feto macerado/evanescente, gemelo siames, fetus in fetu, feto acardico, teratoma congenito).
Benign Cystic Teratoma is the most common germ cell tumours that tend to be grossly and microscopically distinctive, as they contain skin and skin appendages as well as benign tissues derived from other germ cell layers.
Dr Al Agha cited particularly the Sacrococcygeal Teratoma, an unusual tumour that, in the newborn, is located at the base of the tailbone (coccyx).
Most of JGCTs are confused with a teratoma based on histopathological analysis results.
2] The association of mature cystic teratoma with contralateral serous cystadenoma is uncommon.
The frequency of a mediastinal teratoma arising in the posterior mediastinum is approximately 3%.
We report a rare case of association between a mature cystic teratoma (MCT) and an endometrioma in the ovary.
The tumor, they told her, was a sacrococcygeal teratoma, a rare tumor affecting one of up to 70,000 births.
When transplanted into mice with bone defects, the osteoblasts formed new bone tissues in vivo without any signs of teratoma formation.
CIFS occurrence in the sacrococcygeal region mimicking a sacrococcygeal teratoma has been reported, [3] and such presentation is generally uncommon.