[ mahy-kruh-prohb ]
/ ˈmaɪ krəˌproʊb /
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Chemistry, Spectroscopy. a device used to excite radiation by a material in order to determine chemical or elemental composition from the emission spectrum produced.
Surgery. a miniature probe for use in microsurgery.
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