teratoma
noun (plural -mas; also -mata) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1879 a tumor made up of a heterogeneous mixture of tissues

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  • Teratoma — Classification and external resources Micrograph of a teratoma showing tissue from all three germ layers: mesoderm (immature cartilage left upper corner of image), endoderm (gastrointestinal glands cente …   Wikipedia

  • Teratoma — Micrografía de un teratoma con componentes gastrointestinales (arriba a la derecha) cartílago (abajo, a la derecha) y tejido adiposo (abajo a la izquierda). Tinción con hematoxilina Eosina …   Wikipedia Español

  • teratoma — m. oncol. Tumor, generalmente de carácter benigno, que se desarrolla a partir de células embrionarias o poco diferenciadas propias de diversos tejidos. Suelen producirse en testículos, ovarios, mediastino, etc. El tratamiento más adecuado es la… …   Diccionario médico

  • Teratoma — Ter a*to ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, monster + oma.] (Med.) A tumor, sometimes found in newborn children, which is made up of a heterigenous mixture of tissues, as of bone, cartilage and muscle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teratoma — teratoma. См. тератома. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • teratoma — m. Med. Tumor de origen embrionario …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • teratoma — [ter΄ə tō′mə] n. [ TERAT(O) + OMA] a tumor containing various kinds of embryonic tissue, as of hair and teeth …   English World dictionary

  • teratoma — A neoplasm composed of multiple tissues, including tissues not normally found in the organ in which it arises. Teratomas occur most frequently in the ovary, where they are usually benign and form dermoid cysts; in the testis, where they are… …   Medical dictionary

  • teratoma — (Del gr. teras, teratos, monstruo + oma , tumor.) ► sustantivo masculino MEDICINA Tumor de origen embrionario. * * * teratoma (de «terato » y « oma») m. Med. Tumor de origen embrionario. * * * teratoma. m …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Teratoma — navikas iš įvairių audinių ir organų statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Teratoma ryšiai: platesnis terminas – per spartus augimas sinonimas – teratoma …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • teratoma — noun /tɛrəˈtəʊmə/ A benign or malignant tumour, especially of the gonads, that arises from germ cells and consists of different types of tissue such as skin, hair, or muscle. ‘What is a teratoma?’ asked Jack, holding the object in his hand. ‘A… …   Wiktionary

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