metastatic abscess n.
A secondary abscess formed at a distance from the primary abscess, as a result of the transport of pyogenic bacteria through the lymph or blood.
- Metastatic calcification
metastatic calcification n. Calcification of nonosseous viable tissue composed of cells that secrete acidic materials.
- Metasyntactic variable
grammar Strictly, a variable used in metasyntax, but often used for any name used in examples and understood to stand for whatever thing is under discussion, or any random member of a class of things under discussion. The word foo is the canonical example. To avoid confusion, hackers never (well, hardly ever) use “foo” or […]
grammar Syntax used to describe syntax. The best known example is BNF and its variants such as EBNF. A metasyntactic variable is a variable used in metasyntax. (1999-04-06)
noun, Computers. 1. a tag in HTML that is inserted at the top of a Web page chiefly to describe its content and provide keywords for use by search engines. noun attributes that describe information about the content of the document metatag (mět’ə-tāg’) An HTML tag that contains descriptive information about a webpage and does […]