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cryoprobe

[krahy-uh-prohb]
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noun
  1. an instrument used in cryosurgery, having a supercooled tip for applying extreme cold to diseased tissue in order to remove or destroy it.

Origin of cryoprobe

First recorded in 1960–65; cryo- + probe
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cryoprobe in Medicine

cryoprobe

(krīə-prōb′)
n.
  1. A surgical instrument used to apply extreme cold to tissues during cryosurgery.
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