Definition of metastatic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

metastatic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌmetəˈstætɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmetəˈstætɪk//
 
(medical)
 
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involving the development of tumours in different parts of the body as a result of cancer that has started in another part of the body metastatic disease/cancer/tumours