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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Prueba de Schiller

Schiller test (SHIL-er)
A test in which iodine is applied to the cervix. The iodine colors healthy cells brown; abnormal cells remain unstained, usually appearing white or yellow.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.