Definitions for "metastasize"
Keywords:  tah, tass, distant, metastatic, spread
to spread from one part of the body to other parts, and grow there; to spread by metastasis{3}; -- said of cancer cells.
Used most commonly in reference to cancer, it describes the occurrence of the cancer extending beyond its area of origin into other regions and organs of the body. When this happens, the cancer becomes difficult to stop and often results in death.
spread of cancer cells to another area of the body
Keywords:  invade, above, pass, see
To pass into or invade by metastasis. (see above)
Keywords:  transmitted, via, above, see
to be transmitted via metastasis (see above).