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scrap·ing

(skrāp'ing),
A specimen scraped from a lesion or specific site, for cytologic examination.
See also: smear.
Synonym(s): scrape

scrap·ing

(skrāp'ing)
A specimen scraped from a lesion or specific site, for cytologic examination.
See also: smear

scraping

(skrā′pĭng)
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SCRAPING A BLISTER
Removal of cells, as from diseased tissue, with an edged instrument for cytologic examination. See: illustration
illustration

scraping

1. a scraping of the superficial elements of the skin for laboratory examination for parasitic and fungal elements.
2. removal of superficial layers of skin after scalding of pig carcasses.
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