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View in Spanish: Biopsia de la vesícula seminal

Seminal vesicle biopsy (SEH-mih-nul VEH-sih-kul BY-op-see)
The removal of fluid or tissue with a needle from the seminal vesicles for examination under a microscope. The seminal vesicles are glands in the male reproductive tract that produce a part of semen.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.