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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