Pap test

Pap test
Pap smear UK / US or Pap test UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "Pap smear":
singular Pap smear plural Pap smears American

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  • Pap test — Intervention ICD 9 CM 795.00 …   Wikipedia

  • Pap test — /pap/ 1. a test for cancer of the cervix, consisting of the staining of cervical cells taken in a cervical or vaginal smear (Pap smear or pap smear) for examination of exfoliated cells. 2. a vaginal Pap smear used to evaluate estrogen levels. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Pap test — Pap′ (or pap′) test [[t]pæp[/t]] n. 1) med a test for cancer of the cervix, consisting of the staining of cells taken in a cervical or vaginal smear(Pap′(or pap′) smear )for examination of exfoliated cells 2) med a vaginal Pap smear used to… …   From formal English to slang

  • pap-test — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS med. test per la diagnosi precoce dei tumori e di altre affezioni del collo dell utero, basato sull esame citologico di un campione di secrezioni prelevato per via vaginale Sinonimi: striscio vaginale, test di… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Pap test — ☆ Pap test [pap ] n. [after G. Papanicolaou (1883 1962), U.S. anatomist] the microscopic examination of cells taken as a smear (Pap smear) from the cervix of a woman, used as a test for uterine cancer in its early, curable stage …   English World dictionary

  • pap-test — {{hw}}{{pap test}}{{/hw}}(med.) Metodo diagnostico dei tumori al collo dell utero al primo stadio. ETIMOLOGIA: locuz. ingl., abbrev. di Pap(anikolau) test, dal nome del medico greco G. Papanikoláu (1883 1962) …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • Pap test — 1963, short for Papanicolaou (1947) in reference to George Nicholas Papanicolaou (1883 1962), Greek born U.S. anatomist who developed the technique of examining secreted cells to test for cancer …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pap test — n. a test done by a cervical smear. Etymology: abbr. of G. N. Papanicolaou, US scientist d. 1962 * * * noun a method of examining stained cells in a cervical smear for early diagnosis of uterine cancer • Syn: ↑Papanicolaou test, ↑smear test •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pap-Test — Zwei Zellen mit Chlamydien Vakuolen (Mitte) neben normalen Epithelzellen im PAP Test. Der Pap Test wurde 1928 von dem griechischen Arzt George Papanicolaou entwickelt. Er beruht auf der Beurteilung von gefärbten Zellabstrichen vom Muttermund der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pap test — A procedure in which cells are scraped from the cervix for examination under a microscope. It is used to detect cancer and changes that may lead to cancer. A Pap test can also show noncancerous conditions, such as infection or inflammation. Also… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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