microprobe

noun mi·cro·probe \ -ˌprōb \

Definition of microprobe

: a device for microanalysis that operates by exciting radiation in a minute area of material so that the composition may be determined from the emission spectrum

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1932

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microprobe

noun mi·cro·probe \ -ˌprōb \

medical Definition of microprobe

: a device for microanalysis that operates by exciting radiation in a minute area or volume of material so that the composition may be determined from the emission spectrum

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