core biopsy

noun

: a biopsy in which a cylindrical sample of tissue is obtained (as from a kidney or breast) by a hollow needle compare fine needle aspiration, wedge biopsy

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“Core biopsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/core%20biopsy. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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