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Tribute to George Papanicolaou


George Papanicolaou was a Greek physician and anatomist in the United States (1883 - 1962).  Papanicolaou is the discoverer of "Pap Smear" or "Papanicolaou Smear", a life saving test, saving millions of lives of women around the world by early detecting the cancer of the cervix of uterus and other premalignant conditions of the female genital tract.


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"Pap Smear" (description from Dorland's Medical Dictionary)