carcinoid

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noun car·ci·noid \ˈkär-sə-ˌnȯid\

Definition of carcinoid

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

1925

First Known Use of carcinoid

1925


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carcinoid

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noun car·ci·noid \ˈkärs-ən-ˌȯid\

Medical Definition of carcinoid

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

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