from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Dermatoid.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
- noun A dermoid cyst.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Same as
- adjective (Med.) a cyst containing skin, or structures connected with skin, such as hair.
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- adjective Resembling
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Pathological cysts, such as a dermoid cyst, a cyst of endometriosis, or cancer, should usually be removed.
Long-term health complications are abscess formation, scar neuromas, dermoid cysts, keloids, recurrent urinary tract infections, painful sexual intercourse, and vulval adhesions that block the vagina.
In the first stage of the disease, the dermoid (skin) tissues make the effort.
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Dr. Geley mentions, as an analogous phenomenon on the material side, the presence of dermoid cysts, those mysterious formations, which rise as small tumors in any part of the body, particularly above the eyebrow, and which when opened by the surgeon are found to contain hair, teeth or embryonic bones.
There is no doubt, as he claims, some rough analogy, but the dermoid cyst is, at least, in the same flesh and blood plane of nature as the foetus inside it, while in the ectoplasm we are dealing with an entirely new and strange development.
Some of these may possibly find their way into the germinal ridge; some probably undergo atrophy, while others may persist and become the seat of dermoid tumors.
Cases of retention, epithelial and dermoid cysts have been observed; and there are isolated reports of the finding of papillomata, fibromata, lipomata, myomata and adenomata.
The dermoid contained a cerebral vesicle, a rudimentary eye, a canine and a molar tooth, and a piece of bone.
Ward 5.94 reports the successful removal of a dermoid cyst weighing 30 pounds from a woman of thirty-two, the mother of two children aged ten and twelve, respectively.
There are peculiar cases of hair in the bladder, in which all history as to the method of entrance is denied, and which leave as the only explanation the possibility that the bladder was in communication with some dermoid cyst.