mi·​cro·​me·​tas·​ta·​sis ˌmī-krō-mə-ˈtas-tə-səs How to pronounce micrometastasis (audio)
plural micrometastases -ˌsēz How to pronounce micrometastasis (audio)
: 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 adjective
micrometastatic disease

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“Micrometastasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/micrometastasis. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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