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Descriptor in English: Biopsy
Descriptor in Spanish: Biopsia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Biópsia
Descriptor in French: Biopsie
Entry term(s): Biopsies
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.500.384.100
E01.370.225.998.054
E01.370.388.100
E04.074
E05.200.500.384.100
E05.200.998.054
E05.242.384.100
Scope note: Removal and pathologic examination of specimens from the living body.
Annotation: usually NIM with specific organ /pathol + disease /diag and/or /pathol
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS UI: 1731
Descriptor UI: D001706
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/14
Biopsy - Preferred
Concept UI M0002558
Scope note Removal and pathologic examination of specimens from the living body.
Preferred term Biopsy
Entry term(s) Biopsies



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