Pap smear(redirected from George N. Papanicolaou)
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A test for cancer, especially of the female genital tract, in which a smear of exfoliated cells is specially stained and examined under a microscope for pathological changes. Also called Pap test.
[After George Papanicolaou (1883-1962), Greek-born American pathologist and cytologist.]
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|Noun||1.||Pap smear - a sample of secretions and superficial cells of the uterine cervix and uterus; examined with a microscope to detect any abnormal cells|
cytologic smear, cytosmear, smear - a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
výtěr z děložního hrdla
도말 표본 검사
xét nghiệm phết tế bào cổ tử cung
Pap smear[ˈpæpˌsmɪəʳ] Pap test [ˈpæpˌtest] N → frotis m (cervical)
Pap smear, Pap test
n (esp US Med: = cervical smear) → Pap-Test m