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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.
See also: Medical Specialties

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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