Definition of Biopsy, punch
Biopsy, punch: A biopsy that is performed by using a punch, an instrument for cutting and removing a disk of tissue. For example, a punch biopsy of the skin may be done to make a diagnosis of skin cancer.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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