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carcinoid

[kahr-suh-noid] /ˈkɑr səˌnɔɪd/
noun, Pathology
1.
a small, yellowish amino-acid and peptide-secreting tumor usually found in the gastrointestinal tract and lung.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; carcin(o)- + -oid
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carcinoid in Medicine

carcinoid car·ci·noid (kär'sə-noid')
n.
A small tumor that secretes serotonin and is usually found in the gastrointestinal tract.

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