Definitions for "Fine needle biopsy"
Keywords:  needle, fnab, fna, cytological, syringe
The sampling of cells from breast tissue for cytological examination using a needle of size 23 gauge or smaller. When suction is applied during the sampling, this is referred to as fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNA or FNAB).
To take samples from nodules to determine if they are cancerous.
Removal of cells using a fine needle. This procedure is used to remove cells from a solid lump for later examination under a microscope.