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Migration of cancerous cells from site of origin to other parts of the body forming secondary tumors is called
  1. Diapedesis
  2. Metastasis
  3. Proliferation
  4. None of these


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The correct option is B Metastasis
Metastasis is a greek word meaning displacement. Some cancer cells break free form from the origin site of tumor after which they are able to circulate through the bloodstream to other sites and tissues. This migration of cancerous cells is termed as metastasis.

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