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metastatic

adjective met·a·sta·tic \ ˌmet-ə-ˈstat-ik \

medical Definition of metastatic

1 : of, relating to, or caused by metastasis
  • cutaneous metastatic disease as the first sign of lung cancer
  • metastatic carcinoma
  • metastatic spread
2 : tending to metastasize
  • metastatic cancer cells
  • metastatic prostate cancer

metastatically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
    • metastatically involved bone

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