punch biopsy



Removal of a small cylindrical biopsy specimen by means of an instrument that either directly pierces the tissue or enters through the skin or a small incision in the skin.

Nearby words

  1. punan,
  2. puncak jaya,
  3. punce,
  4. punch,
  5. punch and judy show,
  6. punch bowl,
  7. punch card,
  8. punch graft,
  9. punch in,
  10. punch line

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