cytologic filter preparation
Definition: a cytologic specimen made by depositing a watery sample (obtained by a variety of methods from many body sites) on a filter having pores of uniform size smaller than the cellular material to be concentrated; this is followed by fixation and staining, usually with 95% ethyl alcohol and Papanicolaou stain.
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