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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Teratocarcinoma

Teratocarcinoma (TAYR-uh-toh-KAR-sih-NOH-muh)
A type of germ cell cancer that usually forms in the testes (testicles).

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.