PAP Smear Test

What does cervical cytology mean?

Cervical Cytology: The study of cells taken from the cervix using a microscope; also called the Pap test. Cervical Biopsy: A minor surgical procedure to remove a small piece of cervical tissue that is then examined under a microscope in a laboratory. Cervix: The lower, narrow end of the uterus at the top of the vagina.