Probe-pointed
Probe-pointed Probe"-point`ed, a. (Surg.) Having a blunt or button-shaped extremity; -- said of cutting instruments. [1913 Webster]

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  • Probe-pointed 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Probe — (1) In surgery, a probe is a slender flexible rod with a blunt end used to explore, for example, an opening to see where it goes. (2) In molecular genetics, a probe is a labeled bit of DNA or RNA used to find its complementary sequence or locate… …   Medical dictionary

  • probe — I. noun Etymology: Medieval Latin proba examination, from Latin probare Date: 1580 1. a slender medical instrument used especially for exploration (as of a wound or body cavity) 2. a. any of various testing devices or substances: as (1) a pointed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • probe — [1] A pointed tool, like an icepick. It is used to determine the extent of injuries during the tire inspection. [2] An awl. [3] A measuring sensor, usually long and thin to gain access to narrow cavities. Also see lambda probe. [4] A model of… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Rosetta space probe timeline — Rosetta is a space probe aiming to rendezvous with the comet 67P/Churyumov Gerasimenko. This page records a detailed timeline of this mission.Timeline2004February*February 16 mdash; Rosetta was placed on top of an Ariane 5 rocket at the Guiana… …   Wikipedia

  • Test probe — Typical passive oscilloscope probe being used for testing an integrated circuit. A test probe (test lead, test prod, or scope probe) is a physical device used to connect electronic test equipment to the device under test (DUT). They range from… …   Wikipedia

  • Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) — ▪ United States satellite       a U.S. satellite launched in 2001 and designed to map irregularities in the cosmic microwave background (CMB).       The CMB was discovered in 1964 when German American physicist Arno Penzias (Penzias, Arno) and… …   Universalium

  • gorget — A director or guide with wide groove for use in lithotomy. probe g. a g. with a probe pointed tip. * * * gor·get gȯr jət n a grooved instrument used esp. formerly to guide the direction of surgical incision in lithotomy * * * n. an instrument… …   Medical dictionary

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