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cytologic specimen

 

Definition: a specimen obtainable by a variety of methods from many areas of the body, including the female genital tract, respiratory tract, urinary tract, alimentary tract, and body cavities; used for cytologic examination and diagnosis (cytologic smears, filter preparations, centrifuged buttons).

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