transperineal biopsy

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A procedure in which a sample of tissue is removed from the prostate for examination under a microscope. The sample is removed with a thin needle that is inserted through the skin between the scrotum and rectum and into the prostate.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "transperineal biopsy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "biopsia transperineal"

Procedimiento en el que se extirpa una muestra de tejido de la próstata para examinarla bajo un microscopio. La muestra se extrae con una aguja fina que se inserta en la próstata a través de la piel entre el escroto y el recto.