Definitions for "Core needle biopsy"
used by a pathologist to detect abnormality in tissue
A procedure in which the doctor uses a narrow needle to remove a cylinder of tissue, usually about 1/2-inch long and 1/16-inch across, which is sent to the laboratory and examined under a microscope to see if cancer is present.
Removal of tissue or fluid from a lump or cyst with a large needle and syringe.