seminal vesicle biopsy

Pronunciation: (SEH-mih-nul VEH-sih-kul BY-op-see)

The removal of fluid or tissue with a needle from the seminal vesicles for examination under a microscope. The seminal vesicles are glands in the male reproductive tract that produce a part of semen.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2003-07-26 Date last modified: 2003-07-31