teratocarcinoma


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teratocarcinoma

 [ter″ah-to-kahr″sĭ-no´mah]
a malignant neoplasm consisting of elements of teratoma with those of embryonal carcinoma or choriocarcinoma,, or both; it is usually found in the testis.

ter·a·to·car·ci·no·ma

(ter'ă-tō-kar'si-nō'mă),
1. A malignant teratoma, occurring most commonly in the testis in association with embryonal carcinoma.
2. A malignant epithelial tumor arising in a teratoma.

teratocarcinoma

/ter·a·to·car·ci·no·ma/ (-kahr″sĭ-no´mah) a malignant neoplasm consisting of elements of teratoma with those of embryonal carcinoma or choriocarcinoma, or both; occurring most often in the testis.

teratocarcinoma

(tĕr′ə-tō-kär′sə-nō′mə)
n. pl. teratocarcino·mas or teratocarcino·mata (-mə-tə)
A malignant teratoma occurring most commonly in the testis.

ter·a·to·car·ci·no·ma

(ter'ă-tō-kahr'si-nō'mă)
1. A malignant teratoma, occurring most commonly in the testis.
2. A malignant epithelial tumor arising in a teratoma.

teratocarcinoma

a malignant neoplasm consisting of elements of teratoma with those of embryonal carcinoma or choriocarcinoma, or both; occurring most often in the testis, occasionally in uterus.
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Caption: Figure 1: Microscopic picture of teratocarcinoma
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Yolk sac tumours contain mesenchymal tissue with pluripotent components and, in mouse models, teratocarcinoma cells differentiate along haematopoietic lineages.
Pluripotent embryonal carcinoma clones derived from the human teratocarcinoma cell line Tera 2; Differentiation in vivo and in vitro.
While some researchers have shown an association between hTERT promoter hypermethylation and gene expression in cancer cell lines, exceptional cases of expression and associated hTERT hypomethylation have been reported in a lymphocytic leukemia and in a human teratocarcinoma cell line.
High expression of stathmin in multipotential teratocarcinoma and normal embryonic cells versus their early differentiated derivatives.
The cells were taken from a teratocarcinoma, a rare tumor composed of precursor cells that were chemically altered to differentiate into neurons.
27) Scott Gilbert informs me in correspondence that a mouse embryo, when attached to an extrauterine site still favoring its growth (usually beneath the kidney capsule in a male's scrotum), malforms into a teratoma or a teratocarcinoma.
Four cases had bilateral testicular microlithiasis with associated teratocarcinoma on one side was found in one case.