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micrometastasis in Medicine

micrometastasis

(mī′krō-mə-tăstə-sĭs)
n.
  1. The spread of cancer cells from the primary site with the secondary tumors too small to be clinically detected.
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Related formsmi′cro•met′a•static (-mĕt′ə-stătĭk) adj.
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