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The doctor said the mass was most likely a rare tumor called a teratoma or possibly another type of tumor known as a lymphangioma.
After a routine ultrasound at 16 weeks pregnant, the mother of two discovered that her unborn baby had sacrococcygeal teratoma, a type of tumor that develops at the base of the tailbone and occurs in one out of every 40,000 pregnancies.
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Origin and Etymology of teratoma
First Known Use: 1879See Words from the same year
medical Definition of teratoma
teratomatousplay \-mət-əs\ adjective
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