Definitions for "Skin biopsy"
A portion of skin is removed for microscopic examination.
A skin biopsy is an analysis done on a small piece of tissue that is removed from the skin with a small punch. The tissue is microscopically examined and is used to help make a diagnosis about a skin or hair problem. A biopsy may help determine proper treatment for a skin condition.
a procedure in which a doctor cuts and removes a small sample of skin to have it tested
a relatively quick and painless way to determine the condition with certainty