Meaning : Biopsy
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Procedure
What does BIOP mean or stand for ?
A BIOP is a medical procedure during which a sample of tissue is extracted and checked if the cells are cancerous.A Biopsy can also be performed on a tumour or lymph node.In case of a lymph node the entire node is removed and tested if its malignant or Benign.
BIOP is a small procedure are is done under local anesthesia which makes it relatively painless.