carcinoid


car·ci·noid

noun \ˈkär-sə-ˌnid\

Definition of CARCINOID

:  a benign or malignant tumor arising especially from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract

First Known Use of CARCINOID

1925

car·ci·noid

noun \ˈkärs-ən-ˌid\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARCINOID

: a benign or malignant tumor arising especially from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract (as in the stomach or appendix)

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