metastatic

adjective

met·​a·​sta·​tic ˌmet-ə-ˈstat-ik How to pronounce metastatic (audio)
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 adverb
metastatically involved bone

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“Metastatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metastatic. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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