Definitions for "Fine needle aspiration biopsy"
Keywords:  biopsy, needle, aspiration, dul, fna
See Aspiration biopsy.
See fine needle biopsy.
The procedure by which a needle is inserted into a structure and a small amount of tissue removed for cytologic examination. Commonly performed for biopsy of the prostate but may also be used for evaluation of abnormal structures in the kidneys and other sites.