Definition of Excisional biopsy
Excisional biopsy: A biopsy in which an entire lesion is removed. A excisional biopsy is in contrast to an incisional biopsy in which only a sample of tissue is cut from a mass (incised) and removed.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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