Medical Dictionary

micrometastasis

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noun mi·cro·me·tas·ta·sis \ˌmī-krō-mə-ˈtas-tə-səs\

Medical Definition of micrometastasis

plural

micrometastases

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  1. :  the spread of cancer cells from a primary site and the formation of microscopic tumors at secondary sites; also :  one of those microscopic tumors resulting from micrometastasis

micrometastatic

\-ˌmet-ə-ˈstat-ik\play adjective micrometastatic disease

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