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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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Caption: Figure 2: (a) Rectal FNA biopsy (H&E, 20X) with strips of benign colonic mucosa and the presence of giant cells, reactive macrophages, acute inflammatory cells, mucin, and foreign material.
Because of continued growth, he had a second FNA biopsy approximately six months later reported as a Hurthle cell neoplasm or suspicious for a Hurthle cell neoplasm, BC IV with Oncocytic / Hurthle cells dispersed mostly singly and in small fragments in abackground of lysedblood.
Conclusion: Color flow Doppler was found to be a useful diagnostic modality in the management of thyroid nodules, although the primary means should be FNA Biopsy.
If the contralateral neck is pristine by ultrasound or if contralateral FNA biopsy of ATA intermediate ultrasound risk nodules is benign, we plan for ipsilateral (encapsulated follicular tumor affected lobe only) thyroid lobectomy.
In 2015, a multi-institutional study of 62 cases of secondary thyroid cancer showed that FNA biopsy has a sensitivity and specificity of 80% and 93%, respectively [1].
U/S-guided FNA biopsy has shown promise as a minimally invasive tool to diagnose GBC, preoperatively.
Triple test (Using the diagnostic triad: breast-oriented clinical examination, mammography, and FNA biopsy) is preferred by many physicians for these reasons.
Unfortunately, it is difficult to distinguish between follicular adenoma and follicular carcinoma based solely on an FNA biopsy because histologic evidence of capsular and/or vascular invasion is required to determine malignancy for a follicular lesion [7].
Preoperative FNA biopsy of a lesion suspected to be a pilomatricoma is frequently obtained, particularly in older patients for whom the clinical presentation is less straightforward than in children and carcinoma is a diagnostic consideration.