Meaning of Pap test
Pronunciation: (pap), [key]
- a test for cancer of the cervix, consisting of the staining of cervical cells taken in a cervical or vaginal smearfor examination of exfoliated cells.
- a vaginal Pap smear used to evaluate estrogen levels.
- an examination of exfoliated cells in any body fluid, as sputum or urine, for cancer cells.
- Pap test (Thesaurus)