The Origin of Teratomas

  • David Linder
Part of the Contemporary Biomedicine book series (CB, volume 3)


The cells of origin of teratomas arising in the gonads or extragonadal sites have been a matter of controversy from early days of scientific medicine until now. However, only recently has this discussion been supported with solid scientific evidence.


Germ Cell Germ Cell Tumor Pineal Gland Meiotic Division Dermoid Cyst 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Linder
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of OregonPortlandUSA

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