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metastasis
American English: /məˈtæstəsəs/
British English: /mɪˈtastəsɪs/

Translation of metastasis in Spanish:

noun plural metastasesPronunciation: /-təsiːz/

countable and uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Six years later, a fine-needle aspirate of a cervical vertebra showed malignant cells consistent with metastasis from a primary lung carcinoma.
    • Patients with a diagnosis of granular cell tumor should have a complete physical examination to exclude other primary tumors or metastasis from an aggressive malignant tumor.
    • Preoperatively, radiation is delivered to decrease the risk of local recurrence, prevent the development of distant metastasis and reduce tumor size to permit sphincter-preserving surgery.
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