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bi·op·sy

 (bī′ŏp′sē)
n. pl. bi·op·sies
1. The removal and examination of a sample of tissue from a living body for diagnostic purposes.
2. A sample so obtained.
tr.v. bi·op·sied, bi·op·sy·ing, bi·op·sies
To remove (tissue) from a living body for diagnostic purposes.

bi·op′sic (bī-ŏp′sĭk), bi·op′tic (-tĭk) adj.

biopsy

(ˈbaɪɒpsɪ)
n, pl -sies
1. (Medicine) examination, esp under a microscope, of tissue from a living body to determine the cause or extent of a disease
2. (Medicine) the sample taken for such an examination
[C20: from bio- + Greek opsis sight]
bioptic, biopsic adj

bi•op•sy

(ˈbaɪ ɒp si)

n., pl. -sies, n.
1. the removal for diagnostic study of a piece of tissue from a living body.
2. a specimen obtained from a biopsy.
v.t.
3. to remove (living tissue) for diagnostic evaluation.
[1890–95; bi-2 + -opsy]

bi·op·sy

(bī′ŏp′sē)
A sample of tissue removed by a surgeon from a living body for examination and diagnosis.

biopsy

the removal of a fragment of living tissue from the body for medical study. — bioptic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
the removal of a fragment of living tissue from the body for medical study. — bioptic, adj.
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biopsy

Surgery to remove a tissue sample for laboratory examination.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biopsy - examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a diseasebiopsy - examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
blood test - a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
chorionic villus biopsy, chorionic villus sampling - a prenatal test to detect birth defects at an early stage of pregnancy; tissue from the chorionic villi is assayed
needle biopsy - biopsy of deep tissue that is obtained through a hollow needle
Translations

biopsy

[ˈbaɪɒpsɪ] Nbiopsia f

biopsy

[ˈbaɪɒpsi] nbiopsie f

biopsy

nBiopsie f

biopsy

[ˈbaɪɒpsɪ] nbiopsia

bi·op·sy

n. biopsia, proceso para obtener un espécimen de tejido con fines de diagnóstico;
aspiration ___por aspiración;
___ by ablation___ por ablación;
___ by frozen section___ en frío;
___ of the bone marrow___ de la medula ósea;
___ of the breast___ de la mama, del seno;
___ of the cervix___ del cuello uterino;
___ of the lymph nodes___ de los ganglios linfáticos;
brush ______ con cepillo;
endoscopic ______ endoscópica;
excision ______ por excisión;
fine needle ______ de aguja fina;
incision ______por incisión;
muscle ______ muscular;
needle ______ por aspiración;
sentinel ______ del ganglio vigilante;
specimen wedge ______ de espécimen cuneiforme;
temporal artery ______ de la arteria temporal.

biopsy

n (pl -sies) biopsia; bone marrow — biopsia de médula ósea; breast — biopsia de mama; excisional — biopsia escisional; fine needle aspiration — punción f aspiración con aguja fina; incisional — biopsia incisional; liver — biopsia de hígado; prostate — biopsia de próstata; punch — biopsia en sacabocados; renal — biopsia de riñón; skin — biopsia cutánea or de piel; stereotactic — biopsia estereotáxica
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For suspected BCC and cSCC, recommended biopsy techniques are punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and excisional biopsy Biopsy technique is "contingent on the clinical characteristics of the suspected tumor, including morphology, expected histologic subtype and depth, natural history, and anatomic location; patient-specific factors, such as bleeding and wound healing diatheses; and patient preference and physician judgment," the guidelines state.
The first patient, a 48-year-old woman, presented with what appeared to be a parotid tumor at the stylomastoid foramen; she underwent a parotidectomy, transmastoid facial nerve decompression, and a shave biopsy of the tumor.
5,6) The lesion was thought to be a papilloma and shave biopsy was performed.
A shave biopsy revealed a mild to moderate hyperplastic epidermis with eosinophilic spongiosis and many scattered necrotic keratinocytes (figure 2).
Shave biopsy of possible melanomas usually provides enough diagnostic information to plan a successful surgical treatment, judging by a retrospective study of 600 patients.
But I would rather have an incomplete shave biopsy than no biopsy at all.
Apply one patch 30 minutes prior to superficial dermatologic procedures such as superficial excision or shave biopsy.
Patients who don't respond to ultrapotent steroids within 1 month should have a shave biopsy to rule out squamous cell carcinoma, Dr.
Given that a standard shave biopsy is evaluated along one plane only, leaving the edges of the specimen that are deeply embedded and parallel to the plane of sectioning entirely unexamined, unless deeper levels are inspected within the paraffin block, we hypothesized that routine margin evaluation of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) biopsies had a relatively high potential for error, thereby being misleading to treating clinicians.
In general, the shave biopsy is most commonly used for lesions that are solitary, elevated, and give the impression that a sufficient amount of tissue can be sampled using this technique.
You really try not to do an incisional or a shave biopsy," he said, unless the latter is deep and removes the whole lesion.