Definition of Dermoid. Meaning of Dermoid. Synonyms of Dermoid

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Definition of Dermoid

Dermoid
Dermoid Der"moid, a. [Derm + -oid: cf. F. dermo["i]de.] Same as Dermatoid. Dermoid cyst (Med.), a cyst containing skin, or structures connected with skin, such as hair.

Meaning of Dermoid from wikipedia

- A dermoid cyst is a teratoma of a cystic nature that contains an array of developmentally mature, solid tissues. It frequently consists of skin, hair...
- humans, the dermoid sinus in dogs is a neural tube defect. Dermoid sinus is sometimes also confused with dermoid cyst (a teratoma). A dermoid sinus is rare...
- surgical dermoid sinus removal can be extremely cost prohibitive, and because many unremoved dermoid sinuses will eventually abscess. Abscessed dermoid sinuses...
- usually one side of the body. Common clinical manifestations include limbal dermoids, preauricular skin tags and strabismus. It is ****ociated with anomalous...
- affecting the ****, in which case it is more accurately termed a ****l dermoid cyst. Such folk stories are frequently told as cautionary tales warning...
- divided into two types: mature and immature. Mature teratomas include dermoid cysts and are generally benign. Immature teratomas may be cancerous. Most...
- Choristomas, a form of heterotopia, are m****es of normal tissues found in abnormal locations. In contrast to a neoplasm or tumor, the growth of a choristoma...
- tissue Episcleritis Scleritis Granuloma Limbal dermoid, a kind of choristoma (NB: in other organs dermoid can refer to a teratoma) malignant melanoma naevus...
- ectopic pregnancy, hydrosalpinx, tuboovarian abscess, ovarian torsion, dermoid cyst, cystadenoma (serous or mucinous), diverticular or appendiceal abscess...
- dysgenesis epibulbar dermoid, which follows the similar symptoms as the regular syndrome, though it also shows signs of epibulbar dermoid (eye disorder). It...