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Meaning of METASTASIZE

Pronunciation:  mut'astus`Iz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  spread throughout the body, of cancer cells
 

METASTASIZE is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: metastasise
 
 See Also: distribute, spread

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: To spread from one part of the body to another. When cancer cells metastasize and form secondary tumors, the cells in the metastatic tumor are like those in the original (primary) tumor.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: To spread (by cancer or another disease) from a primary site to an unconnected body part via metastasis.
 

 

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