Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Entry: metastisate (v.)

In context: "'And at night this one spot here we've isolated and identified seems to spread and metastisate...'"

Definition: Presumably metastasize (v.): intr. Pathol. Of a disease, esp. a tumour: to spread from one part or organ to another; to undergo metastasis


intr. Chiefly U.S. In extended use: to transfer or spread from a place of origin; spec. to intensify or escalate in an undesirable manner.


SNOOT score: 1
Page: 492

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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