carcinoid syndrome

noun Pathology.
the systemic effects, including flushing, palpitations, diarrhea, and cramps, resulting from increased blood levels of serotonin secreted by a carcinoid.
Also called carcinoidosis [kahr-suh-noi-doh-sis] . Unabridged
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