Pap smear

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From Georgios Papanikolaou, Greek American physician.

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Pap smear ‎(plural Pap smears)

  1. (chiefly gynaecology) A screening test meant to detect pre-cancerous and cancerous cells by taking a sample (‘smear’) of cells from the cervix.

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