carcinoid


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car·ci·noid

 (kär′sə-noid′)
n.
A small, slow-growing, benign or malignant tumor, found usually in the gastrointestinal tract, that is composed of islands of rounded cells and secretes serotonin.

carcinoid

(ˈkɑːsɪˌnɔɪd)
n
a small serotonin-secreting tumour, usually slow-growing and occurring in the gastrointestinal tract, although it may spread to the liver

car•ci•noid

(ˈkɑr səˌnɔɪd)

n.
a small, yellowish amino-acid- and peptide-secreting tumor usu. found in the gastrointestinal tract and the lung.
[1925–30; carcin (oma) + -oid]

carcinoid

a small, yellow tumor that may develop from argentaffin cells in the gastrointestinal mucosa and spread widely throughout the body.
See also: Cancer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carcinoid - a small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
Translations

carcinoid

adj & n carcinoide m; — tumor tumor m carcinoide
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5%) had newly diagnosed NET or a related tumor (5 carcinoid, 3 pheochromocytoma, 5 pancreatic NET, 7 adrenal adenoma, 2 prostatic adenocarcinoma, 2 GIT NET, 1 medullary thyroid carcinoma, 1 Schwannoma, 2 lung small cell carcinoma, 2 parathyroid adenoma, and 8 pituitary macroadenoma).
A rare case of Primary carcinoid arising from a Mature teratoma was reported (Figure 5).
8-11) However, this panel of neuroendocrine markers cannot distinguish carcinoid from HGNEC.
Although carcinoid tumors are rare, they are the most common form of gut neuroendocrine tumors.
Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the larynx encompass five separate tumors: paraganglioma, typical carcinoid, atypical carcinoid, small cell carcinoma, and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma.
Doctors at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough delayed surgery until after she gave birth to Finlay, then used a sophisticated Da Vinci robot to carry out delicate stitching during the operation to remove a carcinoid tumour.
Gemma Walker, 27, was operated on by the PS2million Da Vinci machine to take out the carcinoid tumour.