dermoid definition by Webster's New World
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- consisting of tissues of ectodermal origin, such as skin, hair, and teeth, as found in certain benign, congenital tumors
Origin: dermo- plush -oid
dermoid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Variant of dermatoid.
dermoid - Medical Definition
Resembling skin; skinlike.noun
See dermoid cyst.