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|Noun||1.||cytologic smear - a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope|
alimentary tract smear - any of several cytologic smears obtained from different parts of the alimentary tract; obtained by specialized lavage techniques and used mainly to diagnose cancer in those parts
cervical smear, Pap smear, Papanicolaou smear - a sample of secretions and superficial cells of the uterine cervix and uterus; examined with a microscope to detect any abnormal cells
bronchoscopic smear, lower respiratory tract smear, sputum smear - any of several cytologic smears obtained from different parts of the lower respiratory tract; used for cytologic study of cancer and other diseases of the lungs
cytologic specimen - a specimen used for cytologic examination and diagnosis
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