chorista cho·ris·ta (kə-rĭs’tə, kô-)
A focus of tissue that is histologically normal, but is not normally found in the organ or structure in which it is located.
[kawr-uh-ster, kor-] /ˈkɔr ə stər, ˈkɒr-/ noun 1. a singer in a . 2. a choirboy. 3. a leader. /ˈkɒrɪstə/ noun 1. a singer in a choir, esp a choirboy n. “member of a choir,” mid-14c., queristre, from Anglo-French cueriste, French choriste, from Church Latin chorista, from Latin chorus (see chorus) + -ster. Modern form […]
choristoma cho·ris·to·ma (kôr’ĭ-stō’mə) n. A mass formed by the faulty development of tissue of a type not normally found at that site.
[chuh-ree-zoh; Spanish chaw-ree-saw, -thaw] /tʃəˈri zoʊ; Spanish tʃɔˈri sɔ, -θɔ/ noun, plural chorizos [chuh-ree-zohz; Spanish chaw-ree-saws, -thaws] /tʃəˈri zoʊz; Spanish tʃɔˈri sɔs, -θɔs/ (Show IPA). Spanish Cookery. 1. a pork sausage spiced with garlic, peppers, and juniper berries and smoked and dried. /tʃɔːˈriːzəʊ/ noun (pl) -zos 1. a kind of highly seasoned pork sausage of […]
v. mid-15c., now Scottish, “to make the noise which the feet do when the shoes are full of water” [Jamieson]. Related: Chorked; chorking.