cryoprobe
noun Date: 1965 a blunt chilled instrument used to freeze tissues in cryosurgery

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  • cryoprobe — [krī′ōprōb΄, krī′əprōb΄] n. a surgical instrument for conducting intense cold to small areas of body tissues in order to destroy those areas …   English World dictionary

  • cryoprobe — /kruy euh prohb /, n. an instrument used in cryosurgery, having a supercooled tip for applying extreme cold to diseased tissue in order to remove or destroy it. [1960 65; CRYO + PROBE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cryoprobe — noun An instrument used to apply extreme cold to a tissue as part of cryosurgery …   Wiktionary

  • cryoprobe — An instrument used in cryosurgery to apply extreme cold to a selected area. [cryo + L. probo, to test] * * * cryo·probe krī ə .prōb n a blunt chilled instrument used to freeze tissues in cryosurgery * * * n. see cryosurgery * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • cryoprobe — cryo·probe …   English syllables

  • cryoprobe — n.; see cryosurgery …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cryoprobe — cry•o•probe [[t]ˈkraɪ əˌproʊb[/t]] n. srg an instrument used in cryosurgery for applying extreme cold to diseased tissue in order to remove or destroy it • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • cryoprobe — ˈkrīəˌˌ noun Etymology: cry + probe (I) : a blunt chilled instrument used to freeze tissues in cryosurgery * * * /kruy euh prohb /, n. an instrument used in cryosurgery, having a supercooled tip for applying extreme cold to diseased tissue in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Криозонд (Cryoprobe) — см. Криохирургия. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Selig Percy Amoils — Selig Percy Amoils, FRCS, born 1933, is a South African ophthalmologist and biomedical engineering inventor. [http://www.thepresidency.gov.za/orders list.asp?show=338 Presentation of National Orders 27 September 2006: Selig Percy Amoils (1933 – ) …   Wikipedia

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