[ kahr-suh-noid ]
/ ˈkɑr səˌnɔɪd /
a small, yellowish amino-acid and peptide-secreting tumor usually found in the gastrointestinal tract and lung.
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Medical definitions for carcinoid
[ kär′sə-noid′ ]
A small, slow-growing, benign or malignant tumor, usually in the gastrointestinal tract, that is composed of islands of rounded cells with small vesicular nuclei and secretes serotonin.argentaffinoma
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