from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small tumor, usually found in the gastrointestinal tract, that secretes serotonin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A form of slow-growing tumour originating in the neuroendocrine system.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; it is usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Crablike; specifically, pertaining to the Carcinoida.
- Cancroid; carcinomorphic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin
Their findings strongly indicate the risk for a type of tumor called a carcinoid in the small intestine was associated with consuming saturated fats.
One hundred years after "carcinoid": epidemiology of and prognostic factors for neuroendocrine tumors in 35,825 cases in the United States.
Last year, Pat Kirkendall had surgery to remove a carcinoid tumor from her right lung.
I had not an inkling that it was two hernias slowly extruding through abdominal muscle and strangling my colon -- nor of the carcinoid tumor sitting like a time bomb in my appendix.
Last year I learned that I had a rare form of cancer (carcinoid – a nueuroendocrine cancer).
"The two different types have fairly dramatically different clinical behaviors," said Matthew Kulke , director of the carcinoid and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor program at the Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
Nancy founded the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation, a wonderful organization that has been funding exceedingly important research conducted by various clinicians across the country and whose goal it is to find a cure for carcinoid/neuroendocrine cancers.
Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals jumped 1.93, or 129%, to 3.43 after results of a Phase 2 clinical trial of Onalta showed the Cambridge, Mass., company's cancer drug to improve symptoms associated with metastatic carcinoid tumors.
Narragansett, R. I.There are a few well-known causes of constant facial flushing: certain daily drugs; a skin condition called rosacea; a handful of rare disorders, including blood, thyroid, and kidney cancers; and a slow-growing tumor called a carcinoid.
—F.G.W., Narragansett, R.I.There are a few well-known causes of constant facial flushing: certain daily drugs; a skin condition called rosacea; a handful of rare disorders, including blood, thyroid, and kidney cancers; and a slow-growing tumor called a carcinoid.