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pap

1. Scot and northern English dialect a nipple or teat
2. 
a. something resembling a breast or nipple, such as (formerly) one of a pair of rounded hilltops
b. (capital as part of a name): the Pap of Glencoe

Pap

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Pap Raion, Namangan Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Population, 7,500 (1974). Situated on the right bank of the Syr Darya River (3 km from the river), Pap is 3 km from the Pap railroad station on the Kokand-Uchkurgan line and 57 km southwest of Namangan. It has a bread bakery and an enterprise servicing motor vehicles. In the surrounding area, there is a building-supplies factory and a cotton-ginning plant.

pap

A downward outlet from an eaves gutter.

PAP

(networking, protocol, security)

PAP

(networking, protocol, printer)

PAP

(1) (Password Authentication Protocol) An access control protocol for dialing into a network that provides only basic functionality. When the client logs onto the network, the network access server (NAS) requests the username and password from the client and sends it to the authentication server for verification. Since the password is sent over the line unencrypted from the client, it provides password checking, but is not secure from eavesdropping. See CHAP and PPP.

(2) (Printer Access Protocol) A printing protocol for the Macintosh introduced in 1985 by Apple with the advent of its LaserWriter laser printer. It provides bi-directional capability, sending PostScript commands between the printer and the requesting client or server via AppleTalk or over TCP/IP with third-party software. See printing protocol.
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Data Source: Responses from the 125,297 females in all 50 states and the District of Columbia who were queried about their Pap test status by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
00I, the AU conceived the PAP with core principles that included the promotion of popular participation, representation of ordinary people in decision-making, good governance, accountability, and transparency.
HPV testing identified more women with a high 5-year risk of cervical cancer or precancer than Pap testing alone.
8 times higher risk of missing Pap test in past year (if their last pelvic exam was not at their usual HIV clinic)
Too many Pap tests are being done in older women as well.
Although a Pap test may not be necessary, experts recommend that women have a yearly pelvic exam.
However, it strongly recommends that healthcare professionals continue to screen all women with the Pap and (in age--appropriate women) HPV tests regardless of whether they have received the vaccine.
Currently health care professionals have a choice between the two methods of collection for Pap tests.
In a letter to subsidy recipients, PAP manager Maria Tiley said that cuts had to be made to accommodate Canada Post's new publications mail rates.
A RECAF test performed on blood collected for other routine clinical analysis would likely prove much cheaper than the traditional pap test, which currently involves a gynecologist to extract the sample as well as a pathologist (or a sophisticated artificial intelligence system) to read the results.
A pelvic exam and Pap smear are not the same things.
A Pap test is a simple procedure: After a speculum (the standard device used to examine the cervix) is placed in the vagina, cells are skimmed from the surface of the cervix with a cotton swab, then smeared onto a glass slide.