Translation of "biopsy" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈbaɪ.ɒ us /-ɑːp-/

the process of removing and examining a small amount of tissue from a sick person, in order to discover more about their illness

a tissue biopsy

(Translation of “biopsy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /(British ) ˈbaiopsi; (American) ˈbaiopsiː/ (plural biopsies)

(medical) a medical test in which cells or tissue are removed from someone’s body and examined to check if they are healthy or to diagnose an illness

The doctor performed a liver biopsy.

(Translation of “biopsy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)