noun Date: circa 1946 a malignant teratoma; especially one involving germinal cells of the testis

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  • teratocarcinoma — Malignant tumour (teratoma) thought to originate from primordial germ cells or misplaced blastomeres that contains tissues derived from all three embryonic layers, eg. bone, muscle, cartilage, nerve, tooth buds and various glands. Accompanied by… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • teratocarcinoma — ter·a·to·car·ci·no·ma (tĕr ə tō kär sə nōʹmə) n. pl. ter·a·to·car·ci·no·mas or ter·a·to·car·ci·no·ma·ta ( mə tə) A malignant teratoma, most often of the testes. * * * …   Universalium

  • teratocarcinoma — noun a malignant tumor, most often found in the testes …   Wiktionary

  • teratocarcinoma — 1. A malignant teratoma, occurring most commonly in the testis in association with embryonal carcinoma. 2. A malignant epithelial tumor arising in a teratoma. * * * te·rato·car·ci·no·ma .ter ət ō .kärs ən ō mə …   Medical dictionary

  • teratocarcinoma — ter·a·to·carcinoma …   English syllables

  • teratocarcinoma — A type of germ cell cancer that usually forms in the testes (testicles) …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • teratocarcinoma — ¦terəd.ōˌ noun Etymology: New Latin, from terat + carcinoma : a malignant teratoma ; especially : one involving germinal cells of the testis or ovary …   Useful english dictionary

  • Teratocarcinoma-derived growth factor 1 — Teratocarcinoma derived growth factor 1, also known as TDGF1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: TDGF1 teratocarcinoma derived growth factor 1| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView… …   Wikipedia

  • Human teratocarcinoma-derived virus — HTDV, or human teratocarcinoma derived virus, is a human endogenous retrovirus …   Wikipedia

  • тератокарцинома — (teratocarcinoma; терато + карцинома) см. Рак эмбриональный …   Большой медицинский словарь

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