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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Biopsia guiada por ecografía

Ultrasound-guided biopsy (BY-op-see)
A biopsy procedure that uses an ultrasound imaging device to find an abnormal area of tissue and guide its removal for examination under a microscope.



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