metastatic

adjective
met·​a·​sta·​tic | \ ˌmet-ə-ˈstat-ik How to pronounce metastatic (audio) \

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

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metastatically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce metastatic (audio) \ adverb
metastatically involved bone

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“Metastatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metastatic. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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