metastatic


metastatic
Relating to metastasis.

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met·a·sta·tic .met-ə-'stat-ik adj
1) of, relating to, or caused by metastasis <cutaneous \metastatic disease as the first sign of lung cancer>
2) tending to metastasize <determine what makes some cancer cells more \metastatic than others (J. L. Marx)>
met·a·stat·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv

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