epidermoid cyst

noun

Medical Definition of epidermoid cyst

: a cystic tumor containing epidermal or similar tissue

called also epidermoid

— see cholesteatoma

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“Epidermoid cyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epidermoid%20cyst. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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