Medical Dictionary

dermoid

adjective der·moid \ ˈdər-ˌmȯid \
variants: also dermoidal play \(ˌ)dər-ˈmȯid-ᵊl\

medical Definition of dermoid

1 :made up of cutaneous elements and especially ectodermal derivatives
  • a dermoid tumor
2 :resembling skin

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