Definitions

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

Etymologies

carcino- + -oid (Wiktionary)

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