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metastasis
used in Sycamore Row

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Definition
the spreading of a disease (especially cancer) to another part of the body
  • When the cancer metastasized to his spine and ribs, they knew the end was near.
    p. 531.5
  • He'd battled lung cancer for a year, with several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, all unsuccessful, and the tumors had finally metastasized to his ribs and spine.
    p. 512.9
  • Using as few medical terms as possible, Dr. Swaney explained to the jury the type of cancer that was killing Seth Hubbard, with emphasis on the tumors that metastasized to his spinal cord and ribs.
    p. 587.1

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