Teratomatous cyst | definition of teratomatous cyst by Medical dictionary
a cyst containing structures derived from all three of the primary germ layers of the embryo.
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ter·a·tom·a·tous cyst (teră-tōmă-tŭs sist)
Lesion containing structures derived from all three of primary germ layers of the embryo.
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References in periodicals archive
Cystic lesions in mediastinum may be clinically diagnosed as mediastinal abscess, benign teratomatous cyst
, and true mediastinal cyst.
 and teratomatous cyst
.  One reason for the confusion in naming these cysts is that they are not uniform; likely they exist as a spectrum of lesions which range from a simple isolated intraspinal cyst with no other abnormalities to the so-called split notochord syndrome, in which there may be multiple visceral and vertebral anomalies.
Dermoid, epidermoid, and teratomatous cysts
of the tongue and the floor of the mouth.
Levy, "Dermoid, epidermoid and teratomatous cysts
of the tongue and the floor of the mouth," Journal of Oral Surgery, vol.