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cytologic smear
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A type of cytologic specimen made by smearing a sample (obtained by a variety of methods from a number of sites), then fixing it and staining it, usually with 95% ethyl alcohol and Papanicolaou stain.

Synonyms: cytosmear.

(05 Mar 2000)

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