Definition of Metastases. Meaning of Metastases. Synonyms of Metastases

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Definition of Metastases

Metastases
Metastasis Me*tas"ta*sis, n.; pl. Metastases. [L., transition, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to place in another way; ? after + ? to place.] 1. (Theol.) A spiritual change, as during baptism. 2. (Med.) A change in the location of a disease, as from one part to another. --Dunglison. 3. (Physiol.) The act or process by which matter is taken up by cells or tissues and is transformed into other matter; in plants, the act or process by which are produced all of those chemical changes in the constituents of the plant which are not accompanied by a production of organic matter; metabolism.

Meaning of Metastases from wikipedia

- image). H&E stain. Metastatic cancer in the lungs Metastases from the lungs to the brain Metastases from the lungs to the pancreas Treatment and survival...
- all patients living with advanced breast cancer have bone metastases Very often bone metastases can be successfully managed for a long time. Brain metastasis...
- skin cancer. Brain metastases can occur in patients months or even years after their original cancer is treated. Brain metastases have a poor prognosis...
- that has been spread to the lung is called metastatic breast cancer. Metastases often have a characteristic round appearance on chest radiograph. Primary...
- Bone metastases, or osseous metastatic disease, is a category of cancer metastases that results from primary tumor invasion to bone. Bone-originating...
- A lymph node or lymph gland is an ovoid or kidney-shaped organ of the lymphatic system and the adaptive immune system. Lymph nodes are widely present throughout...
- ****, apparently solitary metastases or metastases to one or other lobes may be resected. A careful search for other metastases is required, including local...
- dehydrogenase (LDH) tests are often used to screen for metastases, although many patients with metastases (even end-stage) have a normal LDH; extraordinarily...
- Holbrook, Christopher M Lee (5 July 2011). "Multimodality treatment of brain metastases: an institutional survival analysis of 275 patients". World Journal of...
- cancer Stage T4a thyroid cancer Stage T4b thyroid cancer Detection of any metastases of thyroid cancer can be performed with a full-body scintigraphy using...
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