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teratoma

[ ter-uh-toh-muh ]
/ 藢t蓻r 蓹藞to蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural ter路a路to路mas, ter路a路to路ma路ta [ter-uh-toh-muh-tuh]. /藢t蓻r 蓹藞to蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a tumor made up of different types of tissue.
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Origin of teratoma

First recorded in 1885鈥90; terat- + -oma
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British Dictionary definitions for teratoma

teratoma
/ (藢t蓻r蓹藞t蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mata (-m蓹t蓹) or -mas
a tumour or group of tumours composed of tissue foreign to the site of growth
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Medical definitions for teratoma

teratoma
[ t臅r鈥采-t艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. ter鈥鈥o鈥as
A tumor consisting of different types of tissue, as of skin, hair, and muscle, caused by the development of independent germ cells.teratoblastoma teratoid tumor

Other words from teratoma

ter鈥瞐鈥oma鈥ous (-t艒m蓹-t蓹s) adj.
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