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1. In bacteriology, material spread on a surface, as a microscopic slide or a culture medium. 2. Material obtained from infected matter spread over solid culture media. 3. Cellular material obtained from a body structure by swabbing, gently scraping, or scratching.
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Smear. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741213/all/smear. Accessed July 15, 2019.
Smear. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741213/all/smear
Smear [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 15]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741213/all/smear.
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