cytologic smear

cytologic smear
noun
a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
Syn: ↑smear, ↑cytosmear
Hypernyms: ↑cytologic specimen
Hyponyms:

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