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[bio- + -opsy] ABBR: bx A tissue sample removed from the body for microscopic examination, usually to establish a diagnosis. The tissue can be obtained by surgery or by aspiration. The procedure can be guided by computed tomography, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, or radiography, or it can be performed blind (without imaging).
Venes, Donald, editor. "Biopsy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732800/all/fine_needle_aspiration_biopsy.
Biopsy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732800/all/fine_needle_aspiration_biopsy. Accessed June 25, 2019.
Biopsy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732800/all/fine_needle_aspiration_biopsy
Biopsy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 25]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732800/all/fine_needle_aspiration_biopsy.
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