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An abnormal growth (teratoma) containing epidermis, hair follicles, and sebaceous glands, derived from residual embryonic cells.
- ‘Occasionally a dermoid cyst or a may develop (sometimes called a benign mature cystic teratoma).’
- ‘The dermoid cyst is formed from confused cells.’
- ‘A computed tomography scan showed a large dermoid cyst within the muscle cone behind the left globe.’
- ‘Teratoma typically contains tissues derived from all 3 germinal layers, whereas dermoid cyst presumably originates from ectoderm and mesoderm.’
- ‘Neck masses can be identified by their location and include vascular malformations, abnormal lymphatic tissue, teratomas, and dermoid cysts.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.