cervical smear

noun

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: a test for the early detection of cancer of the uterus and cervix : Pap smear

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“Cervical smear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cervical%20smear. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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