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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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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.
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teratoma

n teratoma m
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References in periodicals archive ?
By definition, it is a special type of choristoma. It is not a teratoma structure containing ectoderm, endoderm, and mesoderm layers.
Mehra, "Chondroma (cartilaginous choristoma) of the tongue: report of a case," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Lee, "Cartilaginous choristoma of the bony external auditory canal: a study of 36 cases," Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, vol.
A choristoma is defined as normal tissue present in an abnormal location.
Though many adult patients were subjected to ultrasound after ophthalmoscopic examination, only two patients among the adult population could be included in the study under this category, because most of them (Melanoma and Osseous choristoma) were operated based on the clinical and sonography examination as intraocular masses rarely spread to brain.
To the Editor: Osseous choristoma is the rarest type of the epibulbar choristomas.
Choristoma is defined as the presence of histologically normal cells in abnormal locations due to defects during embryological development (1).
Riekhof, "Osseous choristoma of the choroid simulating a choroidal melanoma: association with a positive 32P test," Archives of Ophthalmology, vol.
Laser excision of the mass was subsequently performed, and surgical pathology revealed an osseus choristoma.
Adenomyoma is a rare benign tumor of the gastrointestinal system (1-4), also called as foregut choristoma, hamartoma, myoepithelial, or adenomyomatous hamartoma (3, 5).
Gastric duplication (choristoma) is a very rare anomaly in both humans and other animal species.
In Case 1 the choristoma on the left side was characterized by hair growth in the cornea conjunctiva while the choristoma on the right side was only located in the nictitans.