[ thē-kō′mə ]
A tumor derived from ovarian mesenchyme and consisting chiefly of spindle-shaped cells that frequently contain small droplets of fat; it may form considerable quantities of estrogens, causing development of secondary sexual features in prepubertal girls or endometrial hyperplasia in older individuals.theca-cell tumor
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