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Meaning of carcinoid syndrome

car'cinoid syn"drome

Pronunciation: (kär"su-noi-dō'sis). [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. the systemic effects, including flushing, palpitations, diarrhea, and cramps, resulting from increased blood levels of serotonin secreted by a carcinoid. Also called
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