Pap smear

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Pap smear:

see Pap testPap test,
 Pap smear,
or Papanicolaou test
, medical procedure used to detect cancer of the uterine cervix (see uterus). A scraping, brushing, or smear, is taken from the surface of the vagina or cervix and is prepared on a slide and stained for
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Corroborando nossos achados, a vergonha e o constrangimento tambem foram sentimentos expressos como fatores de dificuldade para realizacao do exame pelas mulheres, quando se estudou a percepcao feminina sobre o exame de Papanicolaou (25-27).
Papanicolaou joined the Balkan Alliance in the war against Turkey.
Foram constituidos quatro grupos experimentais, a saber: Grupo DAPr (GDAPr, n=13)--colheita das amostras conjuntivais, nos olhos direitos, por metodo de abrasao com escova e coloracao Panotico rapido [6]; Grupo EIPn (GEIPn, n=13)--colheita das amostras conjuntivais, nos olhos esquerdos, por metodo de impressao com transferencia e coloracao Papanicolaou [7]; Grupo DAPn (GDAPn, n=13)--colheita das amostras conjuntivais, nos olhos direitos, por metodo de abrasao com escova e coloracao Papanicolaou; Grupo EIPr (GEIPr, n=13)--colheita das amostras conjuntivais, nos olhos esquerdos, por metodo de impressao com transferencia e coloracao Panotico rapido.
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For example, detailed instructions are given on how to organize a system for follow-up of abnormal Papanicolaou test findings.
The following have been elected to the Board of Directors: Peter Kakoyiannis, Philip Christopher Renos Georgiou, Charis Lapas, Nikos Mouyiaris, Peter Papanicolaou, Theo David, Joanna Savvides, Theana Iordanou, Costa Kensington.
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University of Texas director of clinical neurosciences Andrew Papanicolaou said yesterday: "The study gives us a window through which we get a picture of some of the neurological conditions responsible for the peculiar behaviours in autism."
Human papillomavirus DNA versus Papanicolaou screening tests for cervical cancer.