Papanicolaou test

Papanicolaou test
Papanicolaou test n PAP SMEAR

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G. N. Papanicolaou (1883-1962), Greek physician, anatomist, and cytologist

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  • Papanicolaou test — noun Date: 1946 Pap smear …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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