carcinoid etymology

English word carcinoid comes from English -oid, English carcino- (Cancer.. Crab, crustacean.)

Detailed word origin of carcinoid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
carcino- English (eng) Cancer.. Crab, crustacean.
carcinoid English (eng) (medicine) A form of slow-growing tumour originating in the neuroendocrine system.

Words with the same origin as carcinoid

Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid cannabinoid colloidal cycloid designoid factoid fibroid humanoid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid monoid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid schizoid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid
Descendants of carcino-
anticarcinogen carcinocyte carcinogen carcinogenetic carcinogenic carcinological carcinologist carcinology carcinophobia carcinosarcoma carcinosis carcinostatic hepatocarcinogen hepatocarcinogenic noncarcinogen photocarcinogen procarcinogen