metastasis

[ muh-tas-tuh-sis ]SEE DEFINITION OF metastasis
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Metastasis to the liver, lungs, and other viscera is exceptional.

It is observed most frequently in the lower limbs, is generally symmetrical, and shows a disposition to metastasis.

Several cases are on record pointing to the possibility of a metastasis of mumps from the parotid gland to the pancreas.

I have thought that its origin might be accounted for on the principle of metastasis of morbid material.

We note here an interpretation of the first metastasis in terms of functional adaptation.

The gills have become shifted forward by a metastasis similar to that which brought the whole thoracic organs far forward in fish.

Well, this Mr. Loudon is a practical fellow; and his metastasis is admirable.

The compress, without the pack, would be apt to cause a metastasis to a vital organ.

In the same category of laminitis from metastasis may also be placed the laminitis occurring as a result of an overdose of aloes.

When metastasis takes place, as it occasionally does, the fungus is transmitted by the blood vessels, as in pyæmia.

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