Probe scissors
Probe Probe, n. (Surg.) An instrument for examining the depth or other circumstances of a wound, ulcer, or cavity, or the direction of a sinus, of for exploring for bullets, for stones in the bladder, etc. --Parr. [1913 Webster]

{Probe scissors}, or {Probe-pointed scissors} (Surg.), scissors used to open wounds, the blade of which, to be thrust into the orifice, has a button at the end. --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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