Definition of fine needle aspiration in English:

fine needle aspiration

Line breaks: fine nee¦dle as¦pir|ation

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • A procedure in which a thin needle is used to draw cells or fluid from a lump or mass under the skin.
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    • We report a case of nodular cervical thymic tissue in an infant diagnosed by fine needle aspiration.
    • We describe an infant with an asymptomatic cervical thymic mass diagnosed by fine needle aspiration.
    • Outpatient pathological sampling of a palpable lymph node is performed by fine needle aspiration cytology.

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