What is the difference between a pelvic and pap smear?

Exam vs test. The pelvic exam involves a visual inspection of the labia and vagina as well as a physical exam by palpating the uterus, ovaries an pelvic tissues. The pap smear is the collection of cells from the cervix for microscopic exam.
There is Pelvic exam. There is no pelvic smear, you probably meant pelvic examination , which is an examination done by a gynecologist who inspects the internal organs and also palpates them for any abnormal enlargements of uterus and ovaries.