Pap smear

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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
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Specialty Differences in Primary Care Physician Reports of Papanicolau Test Screening Practices: A National Survey, 2006 to 2007.
Most of the women who were referred to our clinic for a Papanicolau test had visible or palpable cervical lesions, and we used cervical cytology as a diagnostic test.