Medical Definition of Papanicolaou examination

1. Microscopic examination of cells collected from the cervix. It is used to detect changes that may be cancer or may lead to cancer, and it can show noncancerous conditions, such as infection or inflammation. Also called pap smear. (12 Dec 1998)



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Paola
Paola Caliari
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Paolo Veronese
Pap smear
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Papagou
Papal States
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Papanicolaou's stain
Papanicolaou examination (current term)
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Papanicolaou smear test
Papanicolaou stain
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