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Pap smear

 (păp)
n.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
Pap test, Papanicolaou test, smear test - a method of examining stained cells in a cervical smear for early diagnosis of uterine cancer
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Translations
výtěr z děložního hrdla
smear-test
papa-koe
papa test
塗沫検査
도말 표본 검사
cellprov
การตรวจภายใน
xét nghiệm phết tế bào cổ tử cung

Pap smear

[ˈpæpˌsmɪəʳ] Pap test [ˈpæpˌtest] Nfrotis m (cervical)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Pap smear

, Pap test
n (esp US Med: = cervical smear) → Pap-Test m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Pap smear

فَحْصُ عُنْقِ الرَّحْم výtěr z děložního hrdla smear-test Abstrich τεστ Παπανικολάου citología papa-koe frottis papa test Pap test 塗沫検査 도말 표본 검사 uitstrijkje celleprøve wymaz papanicolau мазок со слизистой оболочки шейки матки cellprov การตรวจภายใน Pap smear testi xét nghiệm phết tế bào cổ tử cung 宫颈涂片检查
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Pap smear

V. smear.
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Em um estudo comparativo realizado no estado de Pernambuco, os resultados mostraram que apesar de muitas mulheres morarem em domicilio cadastrado por uma Unidade de Saude da Familia, isso nao influenciou a cobertura do exame ginecologico com teste Papanicolaou recomendada pelo Ministerio da Saude.
George Papanicolaou, the inventor of the pap smear for cancer detection in women, a diagnostic test that has saved millions of
The Papanicolaou (Pap) test detects precancers, which are cell changes on the cervix that might become cancerous if they are not treated appropriately.
The series is sponsored by the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, and provides an organ-based approach to the cytologic and histologic diagnosis of small tissue samples using standard techniques.
Between 1955 and 1992, deaths from cervical cancer decreased by 74% due to the successful introduction of the papanicolaou (pap) test used to screen for cervical cancer (1).
Monitoring the onset of disease by detecting premalignant and malignant cells using the Papanicolaou (Pap) test has greatly reduced the mortality rate of cervical cancer patients.
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Con Papanicolaou, acting for Sam, previously argued the notes were classified under client-legal privilege, however a magistrate last month ruled they could be allowed in evidence.