Punch biopsy

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Medical Definition of Punch biopsy

Punch biopsy: 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.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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