carcinoid syndrome


noun Pathology.

the systemic effects, including flushing, palpitations, diarrhea, and cramps, resulting from increased blood levels of serotonin secreted by a carcinoid.

Nearby words

  1. carcinoembryonic antigen,
  2. carcinogen,
  3. carcinogenesis,
  4. carcinogenic,
  5. carcinoid,
  6. carcinolytic,
  7. carcinoma,
  8. carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma,
  9. carcinoma in situ,
  10. carcinoma simplex

Also called car·ci·noi·do·sis [kahr-suh-noi-doh-sis] /ˌkɑr sə nɔɪˈdoʊ sɪs/.

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