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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) It is characterized by the histologic combination of malignant teratoma and carcinosarcoma with a triphasic growth pattern including epithelial, mesenchymal and primitive neuroectodermal components (2), and it mainly occurs in the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses, although tumours occurring at other locations like nasopharynx and oral cavity have also been described.
Table 1: Benign and malignant thyroid tumours Pathological diagnosis n = 676 Benign tumours (n = 195) Percent Follicular adenoma 115 59.0% Hurthle cell adenoma 80 41.0% Malignant tumours (n = 481) Papillary carcinoma 298 62.0% Follicular carcinoma 82 17% Medullary carcinoma 40 8.3% Hurthle cell carcinoma 27 5.6% Anaplastic carcinoma 15 3.1% Lymphoma 6 1.3% Metastatic carcinoma 8 1.7% unspecified carcinoma 3 0.6% Malignant teratoma of thyroid 1 0.2% Malignant solitary fibrous tumour 1 0.2% Table 2: Characteristics of patients who had HCNs (n = 107) Parameter Hurthle cell Hurthle cell p-value carcinoma adenoma No.
Moore, "Malignant teratoma of the heart," Archives of Pathology, vol.
Schedvins, "Successful pregnancy after treatment for ovarian malignant teratoma with growing teratoma syndrome," Fertility and Sterility, vol.
Malignant teratoma 32 years after treatment of germ cell tumour confined to testis.
Growing teratoma syndrome is the recurrence of benign mature teratoma tissue after the treatment of immature malignant teratoma.

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