Definition of biopsy in English:
noun (plural biopsies)
An examination of tissue removed from a living body to discover the presence, cause, or extent of a disease.
- Microscopic examination of the gastric biopsies revealed the presence of cellular infiltrate in the mucosa and submucosa.
- Ultrasound examination and core biopsies confirm the diagnosis.
- In these cases, mistakes frequently are made during examination of endoscopic biopsies.
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