Definition of Lower respiratory tract smear

1. Noun. Any of several cytologic smears obtained from different parts of the lower respiratory tract; used for cytologic study of cancer and other diseases of the lungs.

Exact synonyms: Bronchoscopic Smear, Sputum Smear
Generic synonyms: Cytologic Smear, Cytosmear, Smear



Medical Definition of Lower respiratory tract smear

1. A group of cytologic specimens containing material from the lower respiratory tract and consisting mainly of sputum (spontaneous, induced) and material obtained at bronchoscopy (aspirated, lavaged, brushed); used for cytologic study of cancer and other diseases of the lungs. Synonym: bronchoscopic smear, sputum smear. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lower Respiratory Tract Smear

lower limits
lower lip
lower lobe of lung
lower mantle
lower motor neuron
lower motor neuron dysarthria
lower motor neuron lesion
lower nephron nephrosis
lower nodal extrasystole
lower oesophageal sphincter
lower oneself
lower quartile
lower rank
lower respiratory infection
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lower respiratory tract smear (current term)
lower segment cesarian section
lower semi-continuous
lower semicontinuous
lower status
lower the boom
lower uterine segment
lower uterine segment cesarean section
lowerarchy
lowercase
lowercased
lowercases
lowercasified
lowercasifies
lowercasify

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