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metastasize

[mə′tas·tə‚sīz]
(medicine)
To be transferred by metastasis.
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14) However, the factors that determine whether basal cell carcinoma will metastasize have not been clearly elucidated.
Basal cell carcinoma is characterized by a slow, indolent course, with a rare ability to metastasize.
From these locations, the tumor grows and metastasizes following the clinical course of the patient's cancer, including the major symptoms of human cancer such as weight loss.