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

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke