cryoprobe

noun
cryo·​probe | \ ˈkrī-ə-ˌprōb How to pronounce cryoprobe (audio) \

Definition of cryoprobe

: a blunt chilled instrument used to freeze tissues in cryosurgery

First Known Use of cryoprobe

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cryoprobe

cryo- + probe entry 1

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The first known use of cryoprobe was in 1963

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“Cryoprobe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryoprobe. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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cryoprobe

noun
cryo·​probe | \ ˈkrī-ə-ˌprōb How to pronounce cryoprobe (audio) \

Medical Definition of cryoprobe

: a blunt chilled instrument used to freeze tissues in cryosurgery

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