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dermoid

[dur-moid] /ˈdɜr mɔɪd/
adjective
1.
skinlike; dermatoid.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; derm- + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for dermoid

dermoid

/ˈdɜːmɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of or resembling skin
noun
2.
a congenital cystic tumour whose walls are lined with epithelium
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dermoid in Medicine

dermoid der·moid (dûr'moid')
adj.
Resembling skin; skinlike. n.
See dermoid cyst.

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