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metastasize

[mə′tas·tə‚sīz]
(medicine)
To be transferred by metastasis.
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He also sees microscopic footage of metastasizing malignancies once he and Meryl hook up and make love.
The incidence of a renal cell carcinoma metastasizing to the head and neck has been reported to range from 15 to 30%.
The highly invasive bacterium Staphylococcus aureus, responsible for such diverse maladies as pimples, food poisoning, blood poisoning, cystitis, endocarditis, pneumonia, severe infections and toxic shock syndrome, may spread through the body in the same way that metastasizing cancer cells do.
What are the chances that the Legislature will get all excited and spend every penny on metastasizing programs that are virtually impossible to cut back once launched'