core biopsy

The removal of a tissue sample with a wide needle for examination under a microscope.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • core biopsy — n. (Medicine) removal of a piece of a lump or a tissue sample using a large needle for diagnostic purposes …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • biopsy — The removal of cells or tissues for examination by a pathologist. The pathologist may study the tissue under a microscope or perform other tests on the cells or tissue. When only a sample of tissue is removed, the procedure is called an… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Stereotactic biopsy — Stereotactic biopsy, also known as stereotactic core biopsy, is a biopsy procedure that uses a computer and imaging performed in at least two planes to localize a target lesion (such as a tumor or microcalcifications in the breast) in three… …   Wikipedia

  • Needle-localized biopsy — is a procedure that uses very thin needles or guide wires to mark the location of an abnormal area of tissue so it can be surgically sampled. An imaging device such as an ultrasound probe is used to place the wire in or around the abnormal area.… …   Wikipedia

  • needle biopsy — n any of several methods (as fine needle aspiration or core biopsy) for obtaining a sample of cells or tissue by inserting a hollow needle through the skin and withdrawing the sample from the tissue or organ to be examined * * * biopsy in which… …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle biopsy — Intervention Micrograph of a muscle biopsy showing ragged red fibers, a finding seen in mitochondrial diseases. Gomori trichrome stain. ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Central core disease — Infobox Disease Name = Central core disease Caption = Histopathologic appearance of typical central core disease: NADH TR, transverse section from the rectus femoris. Marked predominance of dark staining, high oxidative type 1 fibres with cores… …   Wikipedia

  • CCD (Central core disease of muscle) — One of the conditions that produces ‘floppy baby’ syndrome. CCD causes hypotonia (floppiness) in the newborn baby, slowly progressive muscle weakness, and muscle cramps after exercise. Muscle biopsy shows a key diagnostic finding… …   Medical dictionary

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