carcinoid syndrome

noun Pathology.
  1. the systemic effects, including flushing, palpitations, diarrhea, and cramps, resulting from increased blood levels of serotonin secreted by a carcinoid.
Also called car·ci·noi·do·sis [kahr-suh-noi-doh-sis] /ˌkɑr sə nɔɪˈdoʊ sɪs/.
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