Definition of Metastasis. Meaning of Metastasis. Synonyms of Metastasis

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Definition of Metastasis

Metastasis
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 Metastasis from wikipedia

- the most common metastasis locations from solid tumors. In lymph nodes metastasis, a common symptom is lymphadenopathy Lung metastasis: cough, hemoptysis...
- Metástasis (meaning "metastasis" in Spanish) is a Colombian telenovela series, a Spanish-language remake of the crime drama Breaking Bad that transposes...
- regional metastases. Stage 1, 2 and 3 require an M (metastasis status) of: M0: No evidence of distant metastasis Older systems include "Clark level" and "Breslow's...
- to metastases to the flat bones of the rib or sternum. Effects of bone metastasis Major complications secondary to bone metastases are termed Skeletal-Related...
- leptomeningeal disease (LMD), leptomeningeal metastasis, neoplastic meningitis, meningeal metastasis and meningeal carcinomatosis) is a rare complication...
- RockPaperShotgun featured Minerva: Metastasis on the eight day of its 2007 Advent Game-O-Calendar series. "Metastasis 1 released!". Minerva development...
- Tumor suppressors, however, also inhibit metastasis, since metastasis is dependent upon tumorigenicity. Metastasis suppressors were first identified using...
- prevent or reduce metastasis. Those steps which have a good clinical window are the best targets for therapy. Each event in metastasis is highly regulated...
- secondary brain tumor. The metastasis typically shares a cancer cell type with the original site of the cancer. Metastasis is the most common cause of...
- classification (tumor, node, metastasis). This is based on the size of the primary tumor, lymph node involvement, and distant metastasis. Using the TNM descriptors...