carcinoid


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to carcinoid: carcinoid syndrome, Carcinoid tumor

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Results from Companion TELECAST Study Show Consistency with Clinical Benefit in Carcinoid Syndrome Observed in Pivotal TELESTAR Study, Support Planned Filings for Regulatory Approval
Typical carcinoid is a rare tumor among other neuroendocrine neoplasms that occur in the nasal cavity.
In the article "A Heart Gripping Case: Carcinoid Heart Disease" published on pages 93-96 of the January-March 2015 issue of the AMEDD Journal, the byline entry "Capt John P.
The 51-year-old journalist, who has led the corporation's Westminster coverage since 2005, needs an operation to remove a bronchial carcinoid tumour from his lung.
The veteran broadcaster is to undergo an operation to remove a rare carcinoid tumour.
The political editor, who has led the corporation's Westminster coverage since 2005, is being treated for a carcinoid tumour on his lung, which will involve surgery.
commercializing telotristat etiprate outside of North America and Japan for the treatment of carcinoid syndrome.
A carcinoid tumour of the testis can be divided into 3 groups: primary carcinoid tumour, metastasis from a different location, and carcinoid tumour arising in a testicular teratoma.
com/research/q8l6jf/lexicons) has announced the addition of the "Lexicon's telotristat - A new approach to carcinoid syndrome" report to their offering.
Due to the patient's poor condition, intolerance to steroidogenesis inhibitors, and in order to avoid empiric adrenalectomy, a bronchoscopy was preformed and identified a small submucosal bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumor (BPC).
We present the case of an atypical carcinoid tumor of lung origin metastasizing to a known pituitary adenoma.
Pathological evaluation showed parathormone negative, chromogranin positive stained neoplastic cells that eventually proved to be a carcinoid tumor.