Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
biopsy

bi·op·sy

biopsy

 
pronunciation:
baI ap si
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: biopsies
definition: the cutting of tissue from an animal or person for study, esp. in seeking evidence of disease.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: biopsic (adj.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature