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Definition of the noun teratoma
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noun - plural: teratomas
- a tumor consisting of a mixture of tissues not normally found at that site
Alternative definition of the noun teratoma
- [pathology] 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.
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Teratoma: A non-seminomatous germ cell tumor characterized by the presence of various tissues which correspond to the different germinal layers. It occurs in the testis, ovary, and extragonadal sites including central nervous system, mediastinum, lung, and stomach. According to the level of differentiation of the tissues which comprise the tumor, teratomas are classified as mature or immature. Mature teratomas are composed of well differentiated, adult-type tissues. Immature teratomas are composed of immature, fetal-type tissues. Testicular teratomas in children follow a benign clinical course. Mature ovarian teratomas without a fetal-type component have an excellent outcome. The prognosis of immature ovarian teratomas is related to the grade and stage of the tumor.
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Encyclopedia of Imaging (2008)
by Albert L. Baert
Mature teratoma is the most common histologic type. Seminoma is the most...
by T C Goel, Apul Goel
A teratoma is an embryonal tumor that arises in the pleuripotent cells and composed of a wide variety of tissues foreign to the organ or the...
by Guy J. Petruzzelli
MALIGNANT TERATOMAS Cervicofacial teratoma is a rare condition accounting for ...
MRI of the Lung (2008)
by Hans-Ulrich Kauczor
Mature teratoma is the most common histologic type of mediastinal germ cell tumors and accounts for 75% of them.
A mature teratoma is a well-demarcated, occasionally lobulated anterior mediastinal mass on radiographs. On CT, mature ...
by In-One Kim
Teratoma is the most common congenital tumor (tumors before 60 days of life).
Unlike dermoid or epidermoid cyst, teratoma is a true neoplasm arising from misplaced embryologic germ cells and composed of more than ...
by William E. Brant, Clyde Helms
Mature cystic teratoma is the most common germ cell tumor in young patients and is benign. On US, teratomas vary from an entirely cystic mass to a ...
Embracing the Entire Range of Scientific and Practical Medicine and Allied Science by Albert Henry Buck
A teratoma is a tumor-like growth characterized essentially by the fact that the tissueformation of which it is composed does not occur normally in the affected region, or at least not during that period of bodily development in which it presents ...
Teratoma is a congenital tumor containing fetal remains; it is supposed to be due to an abortive fetus being included in another fetus, which latter develops normally. Opsonin is that quality of a serum which makes a microorganism more ...
by Maurizio Colecchia
Teratoma, Prepubertal Type Teratoma is the second most common testicular GCT in pediatric age according to the Prepubertal Testicular Tumor Registry of the American Academy of Pediatrics . However, there is reason to believe that its ...
by Robert J. Kurman
Rupture of mature cystic teratoma is an uncommon complication,” occurring in approximately 1% ...
by W. Scott McDougal, Alan J. Wein, Louis R. Kavoussi, Andrew C. Novick, Alan W. Partin, Craig A. Peters, Parvati Ramchandani
Teratoma is the most common histologic subtype involved in cases of late relapse. This is likely due to its combination of prolonged doubling time and chemotherapy resistance. 3. c. two additional cycles of platinum-based chemotherapy.
Comprehensive Cytopathology (2008)
by Marluce Bibbo, David Wilbur
Teratoma. Teratoma is the commonest type ...
by Mark Davies, Garry Inglis, Luke Jardine, Pieter Koorts
A teratoma is a tumour composed of multiple tissues foreign to the site of origin; classically described as having all three embryonic layers (endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm). Recent definitions recognise monodermic teratomas. Tumours ...
by Richard A. Jaffe
Sacrococcygeal teratoma is a rare tumor of infancy. Sometimes diagnosed prenatally, it also can present as late as 18–24 mo. Patients may present with urinary obstruction by the tumor mass; lower extremity pain, numbness, or weakness; ...
Core Radiology (2013)
by Jacob Mandell
Teratoma is the second most common pineal region tumor and confers a worse prognosis than germinoma.
by David M. Yousem
Teratoma is the most common solid tumor in the neck in ...
by John Suh, MD
Answer 69 Mature teratoma is the most common histologic subtype. Other subtypes include germinomas, embryonal carcinoma, yolk sac tumor, malignant mixed germ cell tumors, and immature teratomas. Carrie C, Halperin EC. Germ and ...
Orbital Imaging E-Book (2014)
by F. Allan Midyett, Suresh Kumar Mukherji
Teratoma means monstrous growth in Greek.12 • Congenital orbital teratomas are rare encapsulated tumors containing normalappearing cells derived from different tissue types, none of which is native to the orbit. • Although the tissues may ...
by Eric E. Bouhassira
A benign tumor called a teratoma consists of several different types of tissues derived from all three germ layers (ecto, meso and endoderm; e.g., the hair, bone , and intestine) in various stages of maturation that lack organization. Because a ...
by Chris Gunn
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by Joseph Segen
enuresis Adverse effects Insomnia, numbness, tingling, tremors, seizures, dry mouth, blurred vision Imiprex Imipramine, see there Imitrex® Sumatriptan succinate, see there immature teratoma Malignant teratoma A teratoma that has mature ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
terato-, combining form meaning 'monster': teratoblastoma, teratogenesis, teratoma. teratoblastoma /terމۑtǀމblastǀމmۑ/, a teratoma in which not all germ layers are present. teratogen /terމۑtۑjenމ/ >Gk, teras + genein , ...
by S. Choudhary
For instance, a cancerous ovarian teratoma might contain skin cells, cartilage, and lung tissue; a cystic benign ovarian teratoma (also called a dermoid cyst) is made up of epithelial tissues and often contains hair and teeth. These tumors are ...
Black's Medical Dictionary (2009)
by Harvey Marcovitch
Teratoma. A tumourthatconsists of ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
terato-, prefix meaning “monster”: teratoblastoma, teratogenesis, teratoma. teratoblastoma ...
by Mosby, Inc
teramorphous Tentorial notch Tentorium cerebelli Diaphragma sellae teratoma Tentorium cerebelli Falx cerebri Infundibulum Falx cerebelli teramorphous [Gk, teras, monster, morphe, form], of the nature of or characteristic of a teratic embryo.
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