fine needle aspiration


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fine needle aspiration

Diagnostics A method of in which a thin or “skinny”–18- to 23-gauge needle is used to suck in cells or tissue bits for diagnoses; the sites selected for FNAs are often guided by radiologists with fluoroscopy, CT, MRI
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