Medical Definition of Trans-bronchial biopsy

1. A biopsy that is performed through the wall of the bronchus (using the bronchoscope). This involves obtaining a small piece of lung tissue for microscopic analysis. This is a useful alternative to an open surgical biopsy, where an incision must be made. (17 Mar 1998)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Trans-bronchial Biopsy

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trans-4-coumaroyl esterase
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trans-activation (genetics)
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trans-bronchial biopsy (current term)
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