[n] - a small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract
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Intestinal tumour arising from specialized cells with paracrine functions (APUD cells), also known as argentaffinoma. The primary tumour is commonly in the appendix, where it is clinically benign; hepatic secondaries may release large amounts of vasoactive amines such as serotonin to the systemic ci...
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<oncology, tumour> Intestinal tumour arising from specialised cells with paracrine functions (APUD cells). ... The primary tumour is commonly in the appendix, where it is clinically benign, hepatic secondaries may release large amounts of vasoactive amines such as serotonin to the systemic cir...
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noun a small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin
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(kahr´sĭ-noid) a yellow circumscribed tumor of the gastrointestinal tract or bronchus formed from chromaffin cells. See also carcinoid syndrome. argentaffinoma.
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Carcinoid (also carcinoid tumor) is a slow-growing type of neuroendocrine tumor, originating in the cells of the neuroendocrine system. In 2000, the World Health Organization redefined "carcinoid", but this new definition has not been accepted by all practitioners. This has led to some complexity i...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kar′si-noyd See: carcinoid tumor, carcinoid syndrome
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A slow-growing type of tumor usually found in the gastrointestinal system (most often in the appendix), and sometimes in the lungs or other sites. Carcinoid tumors may spread to the liver or other sites in the body, and they may secrete substances such as serotonin or prostaglandins, causing carcino...
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1) Neoplasm 2) Tumor 3) Tumour
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