Cytologic smear

Cytologic smear

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.

Synonym: cytosmear.

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