dermoid cyst

noun
der·​moid cyst | \ ˈdər-ˌmȯid- How to pronounce dermoid cyst (audio) \

Definition of dermoid cyst

: a cystic tumor often of the ovary that contains skin and skin derivatives (such as hair or teeth)

called also dermoid

First Known Use of dermoid cyst

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Dermoid cyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dermoid%20cyst. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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dermoid cyst

noun

Medical Definition of dermoid cyst

: a cystic tumor often of the ovary that contains skin and skin derivatives (as hair or teeth)

called also dermoid

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