chorista

chorista

 [ko-ris´tah]
defective development due to, or marked by, displacement of primordial tissue that is histologically normal.
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cho·ris·ta

(kō-ris'tă),
A focus of tissue that is itself histologically normal but is not normally found in the organ or structure in which it is located; for example, tissue displaced, during development, from its normal site. Compare: choristoma.
[G. chōristos, separated]
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chorista

A generic term for an aggregate of normal but ectopic tissue; embryonal rests or ectopic tissue are increasingly preferred in the primary literature.
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cho·ris·ta

(kō-ris'tă)
A focus of tissue that is itself histologically normal, but not normally found in the organ or structure in which it is located.
Compare: choristoma
[G. chōristos, separated]
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The final entry in 1592-3 likely refers to the students and schoolmasters of the cathedral school, given the reference to 'duas commedias per choristas at alios ecclesie istius scolares [two comedies to be performed by the choristers and other scholars of this church]'.