noun, plural teratomas, teratomata
[ter-uh-toh-muh-tuh] /ˌtɛr əˈtoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a tumor made up of different types of tissue.
noun (pl) -mata (-mətə), -mas
a tumour or group of tumours composed of tissue foreign to the site of growth
teratoma ter·a·to·ma (těr’ə-tō’mə)
n. pl. ter·a·to·mas or ter·a·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor consisting of different types of tissue, as of skin, hair, and muscle, caused by the development of independent germ cells. Also called teratoblastoma, teratoid tumor.
ter’a·to’ma·tous (-tō’mə-təs) adj.
/ˌtɛrətəʊˈfəʊbɪə/ noun 1. (psychiatry) fear of giving birth to a monster noun a fear of monsters; a fear of having a deformed child Word Origin Greek teras ‘monster’
noun, Biology. 1. teratism (def 2). teratosis ter·a·to·sis (těr’ə-tō’sĭs) n. Teratism.
- Te rauparaha
/teɪ ˈrəʊpɑːˌrɑːhɑː/ noun 1. ?1768–1849, Māori warrior chief, head of the Ngāti Toa tribe and signatory to the Treaty of Waitangi; noted for his cunning and his prowess in battle, he is also credited with composing “Ka Mate”, the All Blacks’ usual pre-match haka
- Terazosin hydrochloride
terazosin hydrochloride te·ra·zo·sin hydrochloride (tə-rā’zə-sĭn) n. A crystalline compound that blocks adrenergic receptors and is used to treat hypertension.