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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life; The spreading of a disease to another part of the body.

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  • Medical science has applied the term metastasis to such spreading and reappearing of malignant tumors after extirpation.
  • From an intellectual point of view, metastasis is an amazing phenomenon.
  • Doctors sometimes call metastasis to lymph nodes near the place a cancer developed
  • However, what triggers this process, called metastasis, is still poorly understood. for more
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