teratoid

[ter-uh-toid]
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Origin of teratoid

First recorded in 1875–80; terat- + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for teratoid

teratoid

adjective
  1. biology resembling a monster
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teratoid in Medicine

teratoid

[tĕrə-toid′]
adj.
  1. Resembling a teras; grotesquely deformed.
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