Difference between an teratoma and choristoma.

25 views
0

As far as I know, both can refer to a type of tumor found in abnormal locations in the body. Both are derived from germ cells. So, what’s the actual difference between those two terms?

In: 3

They’re different types of tumors. Teratomas can grow hair and teeth, while choristoma are usually composed of bone and cartilage.