Medical Dictionary

Pap smear

noun \ˈpap-\

Medical Definition of PAP SMEAR

:  a method or a test based on it for the early detection of cancer especially of the uterine cervix that involves staining exfoliated cells by a special technique which differentiates diseased tissue—called also Papanicolaou smear, Papanicolaou test, Pap test

Biographical Note for PAP SMEAR

G. N. Papanicolaou —see papanicolaou smear
May 03, 2015
predicate Hear it
to base (something) on something else
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