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micrometastasis

[ mī′krō-mə-tăstə-sĭs ]
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n.

The spread of cancer cells from the primary site with the secondary tumors too small to be clinically detected.

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mi′cro•met′a•static (-mĕt′ə-stătĭk) adj.
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