carcinoid syndrome


noun Pathology.

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

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

carcinoid syndrome

n.

A group of signs and symptoms including diarrhea, bronchospasm, skin flushing, and valvular heart disease caused primarily by serotonin secreted by carcinoid tumors that have metastasized to the liver.
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