• Fibroadenoma of Breast Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Aspiration: Sucking of material using needle and syringe
  • Biopsy: Removal and study of tissue for diagnostic purpose
  • Abscesses: A swollen area within body tissue, containing an accumulation of pus.
  • Estrogen: Sex hormone produced by ovaries in women.
  • Ulcer: An open sore which is not healed.
  • Lymph nodes: Small tissue mass in lymphatic system which is important for filtration of lymph (body draining straw colour fluid) and formation of lymphocytes.
  • Palpation: A method of physical examination of patient using hands.