dermoid

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dermoid

 [der´moid]
1. skinlike.
2. a dermoid cyst.
dermoid cyst
1. a tumor of developmental origin consisting of a fibrous wall lined with stratified epithelium and containing hair follicles, sweat glands, sebaceous glands, nerve elements, and teeth; a teratoma. When these cysts occur in the ovary they may present no symptoms, but their long pedicles may cause twisting, resulting in acute abdominal pain. Treatment is surgical removal.
2. a benign teratoma of the ovary, found usually in young women, typically filled with sebaceous material and hair.

der·ma·toid

(der'mă-toyd),
1. Resembling skin. Synonym(s): dermoid (1)
2. Synonym(s): dermal

dermoid

/der·moid/ (der´moid)
1. skinlike.

dermoid

(dûr′moid′)
adj.
Dermatoid.

dermoid

[dur′moid]
Etymology: Gk, derma + eidos, form
1 adj, pertaining to the skin.
2 n,
Usage notes: (informal)
a dermoid cyst.

der·ma·toid

(dĕr'mă-toyd)
1. Resembling skin.
Synonym(s): dermoid (1) .
2. Synonym(s): dermal.

der·moid cyst

(dĕr'moyd sist)
A tumor consisting of displaced ectodermal structures along lines of embryonic fusion, the wall being formed of epithelium-lined connective tissue, including skin appendages and containing keratin, sebum, teeth, and hair.
Synonym(s): dermoid tumor, dermoid (2) .

Dermoid

A skin-like benign growth that may appear on the ovary and resemble a cyst.
Mentioned in: Ovarian Cysts

dermoid

1. skinlike.
2. a dermoid cyst.

dermoid cyst
a tumor of developmental origin consisting of a fibrous wall lined with stratified epithelium and containing hair follicles, sweat glands, sebaceous glands, nerve elements and teeth; a teratoma. Occurs in subcutaneous sites, in the ovary and various locations in the eye, including cornea, conjunctiva and eyelids.
ocular dermoid
dermoid on the eyelid, cornea or conjunctiva.
ovarian dermoid
when these cysts occur in the ovary they may present no signs but their long pedicles may cause twisting, resulting in acute abdominal pain.
dermoid sinus
an inherited abnormality in Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs in which a neural tube, which is an invagination of the skin, connects the skin with the dura mater in the vertebral canal or to an intervening structure. Characterized by the presence of a tuft of hair protruding from each sinus and sometimes complicated by infection with drainage.