the areas comprising a large district in central Italy ruled as a temporal domain by the popes from a.d. 755 until the greater part of it was annexed in 1860, by Victor Emmanuel II: the remaining part, Rome and its environs, was absorbed into the kingdom of Italy in 1870.
the temporal domain of the popes in central Italy from 756 ad until the unification of Italy in 1870 Also called States of the Church
- Papanicolaou smear
Papanicolaou smear Pa·pa·ni·co·laou smear (pä’pə-nē’kə-lou’, pāp’ə-nĭk’ə-lou’) n. See Pap smear.
- Papanicolaou stain
Papanicolaou stain n. A multichromatic stain used principally on exfoliated cytologic specimens, giving great transparency and detail, and important in cancer screening, especially of smears of the female genital tract.
[pah-puh-nee-kuh-lou, pap-uh-nik-uh-lou] /ˌpɑ pəˌni kəˈlaʊ, ˌpæp əˈnɪk əˌlaʊ/ noun 1. . /ˌpæpəˈnɪkəluː/ noun 1. the full name for Pap test Papanicolaou test n. The Pap smear.
[pah-puh-raht-soh; Italian pah-pah-raht-tsaw] /ˌpɑ pəˈrɑt soʊ; Italian ˌpɑ pɑˈrɑt tsɔ/ noun, plural paparazzi [pah-puh-raht-see; Italian pah-pah-raht-tsee] /ˌpɑ pəˈrɑt si; Italian ˌpɑ pɑˈrɑt tsi/ (Show IPA) 1. a freelance photographer, especially one who takes candid pictures of celebrities for publication. /ˌpæpəˈrætsəʊ/ noun (pl) -razzi (-ˈrætsiː) 1. a freelance photographer who specializes in candid camera shots of […]