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Teratoma

"Teratoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Teratoma" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Teratoma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 194 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2011 and 2013 and 2015 and 2016
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