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Noun: metastatic tumor
Usage: US (elsewhere: metastatic tumour)
  1. A tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
    - malignant tumor [US], malignant neoplasm, malignant tumour [Brit, Cdn], metastatic tumour [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: metastatic tumors

Type of: malignance, malignancy, neoplasm, tumor [US], tumour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Metastatic tumor