smear test

noun

Definition of smear test

British, medical
: a test for the early detection of cancer of the uterus and cervix

Word by Word Definitions

smear play
  1. : a viscous or sticky substance

  2. : a spot made by or as if by an unctuous or adhesive substance

  3. : material smeared on a surface (as of a microscopic slide)

  1. : to overspread with something unctuous, viscous, or adhesive : daub

  2. : to spread over a surface

  3. : to stain, smudge, or dirty by or as if by smearing

test play
  1. : a means of testing: such as

  2. : something (such as a series of questions or exercises) for measuring the skill, knowledge, intelligence, capacities, or aptitudes of an individual or group

  3. : a procedure, reaction, or reagent used to identify or characterize a substance or constituent

  1. : to put to test or proof : try

  2. : to require a doctrinal oath of

  3. : to undergo a test

  1. : of, relating to, or constituting a test

  2. : subjected to, used for, or revealed by testing

  1. : an external hard or firm covering (such as a shell) of many invertebrates (such as a foraminifer or a mollusk)


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