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teratocarcinoma

Pronunciation: ter'a-to-kar'si-no'ma

Definition:

  1. A malignant teratoma, occurring most commonly in the testis in association with embryonal carcinoma.
  2. A malignant epithelial tumor arising in a teratoma.
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