endometrial biopsy

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A procedure in which a sample of tissue is taken from the endometrium (inner lining of the uterus) for examination under a microscope. A thin tube is inserted through the cervix into the uterus, and gentle scraping and suction are used to remove the sample.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "endometrial biopsy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "biopsia del endometrio"

Procedimiento en el que se toma una muestra de tejido del endometrio (revestimiento interno del útero) para examinarla bajo un microscopio. Se inserta un tubo delgado a través del cuello del útero hasta el útero y se usa un raspado suave y succión para extraer la muestra.