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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Crablike; specifically, pertaining to the Carcinoida.
  • Cancroid; carcinomorphic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; it is usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin.

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  • noun medicine A form of slow-growing tumour originating in the neuroendocrine system.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small tumor (benign or malignant) arising from the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract; usually associated with excessive secretion of serotonin

Etymologies

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carcino- + -oid

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