transurethral biopsy

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A procedure in which a sample of tissue is removed from the prostate for examination under a microscope. A thin, lighted tube is inserted through the urethra into the prostate, and a small piece of tissue is removed with a cutting loop.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "transurethral biopsy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "biopsia transuretral"

Procedimiento en el que se extirpa tejido de la próstata para examinarlo bajo un microscopio. Se inserta un tubo delgado con luz a través de la uretra hasta la próstata y se extirpa un pedazo pequeño de tejido con un alambre fino cortante en forma de lazo.