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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Two cases had soft-tissue masses, of which one had Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome and the other a facial teratoma, both diagnosed antenatally.
Noah managed to remove a teratoma (a non-cancerous tumor consisting of tissue and components from various types of body cells) weighing 25 kilograms from the abdomen of a 37 year-old woman, who has recovered fully and is now leading a normal life.
Because of their ability to turn into any cell, stem cells may create a kind of tumor called a teratoma, a mass of cells that can contain many different tissue types.
Orchiectomy specimens were analyzed by an expert pathologist and divided by the presence of teratoma.
He found and removed the rare growth, known as a teratoma.
Sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) is one of the most common malignancies found in the neonatal age group.
The differential diagnosis included thoracic endometrioma, teratoma, or other neoplasm.
In fact, teratoma formation (tumors) was often the result or even the inducer of insulin secretion from ESC.
As the tumour markers (CA-125, beta-human chorionic gonadotrophin and alpha-fetoprotein) were within the normal range, a working diagnosis of growing teratoma syndrome (GTS) of the ovary was made.
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota performs first known minimally invasive Visualase surgery on rare mature teratoma tumor; results showcased on nationally syndicated talk show, The Doctors
The risk of congenital tumors like sacrococ cygeal teratoma in IVF pregnancies has not been studied.
Her history included excision of a 9-cm neck teratoma shortly after birth.