dermoid

adjective
der·​moid | \ ˈdər-ˌmȯid How to pronounce dermoid (audio) \
variants: also dermoidal \ (ˌ)dər-​ˈmȯid-​ᵊl How to pronounce dermoidal (audio) \

Medical Definition of dermoid

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

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