metastasis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mu-tas'tu-sis), [key]
— pl. -ses
- the transference of disease-producing organisms or of malignant or cancerous cells to other parts of the body by way of the blood or lymphatic vessels or membranous surfaces.
- the condition produced by this.
- transformation (def. 3).
- a rapid transition, as from one subject to another.
- a change in position or orbit of an elementary particle.
- metastasis (Thesaurus)