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Introduction: Carcinoid

Description of Carcinoid

Carcinoid (medical condition): A carcinoid tumor is a type of neuroendocrine...more »

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Carcinoid: 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 carcinoid syndrome.
Source: National Institute of Health

Carcinoid: a small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Carcinoid: Related Topics

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Carcinoid as a Disease

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Carcinoid: Related Diseases

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Carcinoid: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Carcinoid

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Hierarchical classifications of Carcinoid

The following list attempts to classify Carcinoid into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • neoplasm,tumor,tumour
  • growth
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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