Teratoma meaning

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A tumor consisting of different types of tissue, as of skin, hair, and muscle, caused by the development of independent germ cells.
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A tumor containing various kinds of embryonic tissue, as of hair and teeth.
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A tumor consisting of different types of tissue, as of skin, hair, and muscle, caused by the development of independent germ cells.
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(pathology) A benign or malignant tumour, especially of the gonads, that arises from germ cells and consists of different types of tissue such as skin, hair, or muscle.
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Origin of teratoma

  • From terato- +"Ž -oma

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