teratoma

noun ter·a·to·ma \ ˌter-ə-ˈtō-mə \

Definition of teratoma

plural teratomas also teratomata play \-mə-tə\
:a tumor made up of a heterogeneous mixture of tissues

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Origin and Etymology of teratoma

New Latin


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teratoma

noun ter·a·to·ma \ ˌter-ə-ˈtō-mə \

medical Definition of teratoma

plural teratomas also teratomata play \-mət-ə\
:a tumor derived from more than one embryonic layer and made up of a heterogeneous mixture of tissues (as epithelium, bone, cartilage, or muscle)

teratomatous

play \-mət-əs\ adjective

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