5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid


5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid
5-hy·droxy·in·dole·ace·tic acid 'fīv-hī-.dräk-sē-.in-(.)dōl-ə-.sēt-ik- n a metabolite C10H9NO3 of serotonin that is present in cerebrospinal fluid and in urine abbr. 5-HIAA

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a metabolite of serotonin, the most common secretion product of carcinoid tumours (see argentaffinoma). Measured over 24 hours in the urine, this is the most reliable screening test for such tumours.

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(5-HIAA) 5-hy·droxy·in·dole·ace·tic ac·id (5-HIAA) (hi-drok″se-in″dōl-ə-seґtik) a product of serotonin metabolism excreted in large amounts by patients with carcinoid tumors.

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