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[bio- + -opsy] ABBR: bx A tissue sample removed from the body for microscopic examination, usually to establish a diagnosis. The tissue can be obtained by surgery or by aspiration. The procedure can be guided by computed tomography, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, or radiography, or it can be performed blind (without imaging).
Venes, Donald, editor. "Biopsy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732800/all/muscle_biopsy.
Biopsy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732800/all/muscle_biopsy. Accessed November 17, 2019.
Biopsy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732800/all/muscle_biopsy
Biopsy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 17]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732800/all/muscle_biopsy.
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