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Medical Term:

dermoid cyst

 

Definition: a tumor consisting of displaced ectodermal structures along lines of embryonic fusion, the wall being formed of epithelium-lined connective tissue, including skin appendages and containing keratin, sebum, and hair.

Synonym(s): dermoid tumor, dermoid2

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