cytologic smear

n.

A cytologic specimen made by smearing a sample, then fixing it and staining it, usually with 95% ethyl alcohol and Papanicolaou stain.cytosmear

Nearby words

  1. cytoid,
  2. cytokine,
  3. cytokinesis,
  4. cytokinin,
  5. cytol.,
  6. cytologist,
  7. cytology,
  8. cytolysin,
  9. cytolysis,
  10. cytolysosome


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