chorista

[ kə-rĭstə, kô- ]

n.

A focus of tissue that is histologically normal, but is not normally found in the organ or structure in which it is located.

Nearby words

  1. chorioretinal,
  2. chorioretinitis,
  3. chorioretinopathy,
  4. choripetalous,
  5. choriso,
  6. chorister,
  7. choristoma,
  8. chorizo,
  9. chork,
  10. chorley


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