micrometastasis

noun
mi·​cro·​me·​tas·​ta·​sis | \ ˌmī-krō-mə-ˈtas-tə-səs How to pronounce micrometastasis (audio) \
plural micrometastases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce micrometastases (audio) \

Medical Definition of micrometastasis

: 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

Other Words from micrometastasis

micrometastatic \ -​ˌmet-​ə-​ˈstat-​ik How to pronounce micrometastatic (audio) \ adjective
micrometastatic disease

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“Micrometastasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/micrometastasis. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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