Are you confused by some of the medical terminology used in your surgical reports? Check out the meaning to several of these medical terms.


Here are some of the more commonly used terms along with information on the different sections of the report:

A typical laboratory report is divided into several sections:

The Diagnosis:

This usually appears with the body site, surgical procedure, and final diagnosis. Examples include biopsy, excision, and resection.

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