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    a tumour that consists of tissues that are not normally found in the part of the body where the tumour is, such as bone, hair, teeth, etc.

    In up to 20 out of every 100 diagnoses of abnormal growths (neoplasias) in the ovaries, teratomas are to blame.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/04/2015
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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