Carcinoid meaning

kärsə-noid
A small, slow-growing, benign or malignant tumor, found usually in the gastrointestinal tract, that is composed of islands of rounded cells and secretes serotonin.
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A small, slow-growing, benign or malignant tumor, found usually in the gastrointestinal tract, that is composed of islands of rounded cells and secretes serotonin.
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(medicine) A form of slow-growing tumour originating in the neuroendocrine system.
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Origin of carcinoid

  • carcino- +"Ž -oid

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