teratoma - definition and synonyms

noun medical
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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