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Teratoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Teratoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.910
Unique ID
D013724
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013724
Annotation
coordinate with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Scope Note
A true neoplasm composed of a number of different types of tissue, none of which is native to the area in which it occurs. It is composed of tissues that are derived from three germinal layers, the endoderm, mesoderm, and ectoderm. They are classified histologically as mature (benign) or immature (malignant). (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1642)
Entry Term(s)
Dysembryoma
Teratoid Tumor
Teratoma, Benign
Teratoma, Cystic
Teratoma, Immature
Teratoma, Malignant
Teratoma, Mature
Public MeSH Note
82; was TERATOID TUMOR 1963-81; TERATOMA, CYSTIC & TERATOMA, MATURE were see DERMOID CYST 1985-93; DYSEMBRYOMA was heading 1963-84
Online Note
use TERATOMA to search TERATOID TUMOR 1966-81 & DYSEMBRYOMA 1966-84; use DERMOID CYST to search TERATOMA, CYSTIC & TERATOMA, MATURE 1985-93
History Note
82; was TERATOID TUMOR 1963-81; TERATOMA, CYSTIC & TERATOMA, MATURE were see DERMOID CYST 1985-93; DYSEMBRYOMA was heading 1963-84
Date Established
1982/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Teratoma Preferred
Teratoma, Benign Narrower
Teratoma, Malignant Narrower
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