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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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Diagnosis of thyroid nodule help

... anyone know what it means? thin watery colloid is present in most smears submitted for exam. Asingle cheet of bland appearing follicular epithelial cells with involutional cytologic characteristics such as the ones present in the photomicrophraph is identified ...

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by robinsjoy
Sat Sep 30, 2006 12:53 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Diagnosis of thyroid nodule help
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