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Etymology: L, sugere, to suck; Gk, bios, life, opsis, view
a procedure for obtaining tissue or fluid samples from lymph nodes or a deep lesion by using suction and a trocar or cannula. Also called aspiration biopsy.
A technique for obtaining tissue by aspiration, e.g., to obtain tissue from the mucosa of the stomach and intestines.
See also: biopsy