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Meaning of PAP

Pronunciation:  pap

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the small projection of a mammary gland
  2. [n]  worthless or oversimplified ideas
  3. [n]  a diet that does not require chewing; advised for those with intestinal disorders

PAP is a 3 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: mamilla, mammilla, nipple, pablum, soft diet, spoon food, teat, tit
 See Also: diet, drivel, mamma, mammary gland, Pablum, reproductive organ, sex organ



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pap\, n. [Cf. OSw. papp. Cf. {Pap} soft food.]
    1. (Anat.) A nipple; a mammilla; a teat. --Dryden.
             The paps which thou hast sucked.      --Luke xi. 27.
    2. A rounded, nipplelike hill or peak; anything resembling a
       nipple in shape; a mamelon. --Macaulay.
  2. \Pap\, n. [Cf. D. pap, G. pappe, both perh. fr. L. papa,
    pappa, the word with which infants call for food: cf. It.
    1. A soft food for infants, made of bread boiled or softtened
       in milk or water.
    2. Nourishment or support from official patronage; as,
       treasury pap. [Colloq. & Contemptuous]
    3. The pulp of fruit. --Ainsworth.
  3. \Pap\, v. t.
    To feed with pap. --Beau. & Fl.
Computing Dictionary

1. password authentication protocol.

2. printer access protocol.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: prostate acid phosphatase. an enzyme produced by the prostate that is elevated in some patients when prostate cancer has spread beyond the prostate.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Blood levels of this enzyme are elevated in the blood of some patients with prostate cancer. Elevated PAP levels also are associated with other types of cancer, including multiple myeloma, osteogenic (bone) sarcoma, and cancers that have spread to the bone. Therefore, this chemical can be used as a tumor marker for these cancers.
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