Associations to the word «Biopsy»

Wiktionary

BIOPSY, noun. The removal and examination of a sample of tissue from a living body for diagnostic purposes.
BIOPSY, verb. To take a sample (a biopsy) for pathological examination.

Dictionary definition

BIOPSY, noun. Examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope