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Migration of cancerous cells from the site of origin to other parts of the body forming secondary tumours is called


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Diapedesis
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Metastasis
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C
Proliferation
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None of these
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The correct option is D Metastasis
Metastasis is a greek word meaning displacement. Some cancer cells break free from the original site of the tumour after which they are able to circulate through the bloodstream to other sites and tissues. This migration of cancerous cells is termed as metastasis.

Biology

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