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ter·a·to·ma

 (tĕr′ə-tō′mə)
n. pl. ter·a·to·mas or ter·a·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor consisting of different types of tissue, as of skin, hair, and muscle, caused by the development of independent germ cells.

ter′a·to′ma·tous (-tō′mə-təs) adj.
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teratoma

(ˌtɛrəˈtəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) pathol a tumour or group of tumours composed of tissue foreign to the site of growth
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ter•a•to•ma

(ˌtɛr əˈtoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor made up of different types of tissue.
[1885–90; < Greek terat-, s. of téras monster + -oma]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teratoma - a tumor consisting of a mixture of tissues not normally found at that site
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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Translations

ter·a·to·ma

n. teratoma, neoplasma que deriva de más de una capa embrionaria y que se compone de tejidos de distintos tipos.
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teratoma

n teratoma m
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Sattar, Professor of Pediatric Surgery, the operation was conducted successful for the child who was diagnosed with foetus in fetu (FIF), a one-in-a-million case which occurs due to an error in fetal formation.
'I put my hand inside and to my surprise and horror I could shake hands with somebody inside.' Sanjeev had been the host twin of his dead parasite twin - a rare condition called foetus in fetu.