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Definition of the adjective teratoid

What does teratoid mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [context: genetics, medicine] Monster-like, exhibiting abnormal development.

Definition of the noun teratoid

What does teratoid mean as a name of something?


  1. [medicine] An abnormal tumor similar to a teratoma.
  2. [literature] A mutant.

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Google previewLexicon Urthus, Second Edition (2008)

by Michael Andre-Driussi

teratoid Smith-level technology is represented by swords, knives, axes, and pikes (piletes), as they might have been forged by any skilled metalworker of Medieval/ Renaissance times. These appear to be easily obtained by the common citizen ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

teratoid. tumour. (of. nasopharynx). Hairy polyp, see there. teratophobia. Morbid fear of (1) Bearing a deformed child (2) Deformed people (3) Monsters. See Phobia. terminal. bar. CYTOLOGY The portion of the cell below and perpendicular to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Teratoid/Rhabdoid. Tumor. Definition Primitive childhood brain tumor containing highly pleomorphic ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1921)

by Casey Albert Wood

describes a teratoid osteomo of the conjunctiva, which had developed between the insertions of the superior and external recti. The patient was a girl aged 12 years. The growth, which had been present from birth, measured 14 mm. in ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

teratoid /ter′′ətoid/ [Gk, teras + eidos, form], 1. pertaining to malformed physical development. 2. grossly misplaced, misshapen parts.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

teratoid /ter′ətoid/ [Gk, teras + eidos, form], pertaining to malformed physical development; grossly misplaced, misshapen parts. teratoid tumor. See dermoid cyst. teratologic, teratological, pertaining to abnormalities of the ...

Google previewCancer Dictionary (2004)

by Henry A. Rose

atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor ATT/RHT or AT/RT.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

Teratoid tumor, dermoid tumor of nasopharynx A benign congenital malformation of young, often female children arising from ecto and mesodermal totipotent cells in the nasopharynx, oropharynx and tonsils DiffDx Intranasal glioma, ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

monstrous, grotesque, aberrant, malformed, abnormal, anomalous, bizarre, strange, unnatural, teratoid, outre, outlandish, misshapen. free adj.

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

AT/RT = atypical teratoid/ rhabdoid tumor AT10 = dihydrotachysterol ATA = alimentary toxic aleukia ATA= ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

teratoid /terމۑtoid/ >Gk, teras + eidos, [email protected], pertaining to malformed physical development; grossly misplaced, misshapen parts. teratoid tumour. See dermoid cyst. teratologist /terމۑtolމۑjist/, one who specialises in the ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1908)

by John William Ballantyne

Teratoid. — Resembling a monstrosity ; especially used as the descriptive name of tumours composed of misplaced blastodermic tissues. Definition. — Teratology is the science which deals with antenatal malformations and monstrosities ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)

by George Milbry Gould

TERATOID TUMon's on TERATOMATA. Dermoid cysts. Cholesteatoma. T. albus, white swelling; tuberculous arthritis. T., Adenoid. Synonym of Adenoma.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

schwannomatosis, rhabdoid tumours, atypical teratoid tumours, and familial posterior fossa tumours of infancy. SMART A free web-based resource, a Simple Modular Architecture Research Tool, that allows the identification and annotation ...

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Scrabble value of T1E1R1A1T1O1I1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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