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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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In view of the potential risk of progression to complicated CD over time, and the lack of local evidence regarding which patients are at risk, the aim of this study was to evaluate clinical and laboratory indices in subjects with uncomplicated CD, as well as endoscopic biopsy granulomas at the time of diagnosis, and the association with adverse disease outcomes.
If it's positive, then you should have an endoscopic biopsy of your small intestine to check for damage.