Definition of Cryoprobe

1. Noun. (surgery) An instrument used to apply extreme cold to a tissue as part of cryosurgery ¹



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Definition of Cryoprobe

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cryoprobe

1. A surgical instrument used to apply extreme cold to tissues. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cryoprobe

cryophorus
cryophoruses
cryophylactic
cryophysics
cryophyte
cryophytes
cryoprecipitate
cryoprecipitation
cryopreservation
cryopreservative
cryopreservatives
cryopreserve
cryopreserved
cryopreserves
cryopreserving
cryoprobe (current term)
cryoprobes
cryoprostatectomy
cryoprotect
cryoprotectant
cryoprotectants
cryoprotected
cryoprotecting
cryoprotection
cryoprotective
cryoprotective agents
cryoprotects
cryoprotein
cryopulvinectomy
cryopump

Literary usage of Cryoprobe

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Reversible interruption of neural conduction produced by cooling the cochlear nucleus with a cryoprobe. In the three left columns, the upper traces in all ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(2) Cryosurgical unit with a nitrous oxide cooled cryoprobe and accessories. ... (3) Cryosurgical unit with a carbon dioxide cooled cryoprobe or a carbon ..."

3. Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and Trauma Clinical by Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox (1997)
"... (application of a cryoprobe to specific peripheral nerves), which has proven effective for post-thoracotomy pain (Guideline Report, in press). ..."

4. Eeel Technical Accomplishments, 1998: Advancing Metrology for by JoAnne M. Surette (1999)
"The portable system consists of a cryoprobe for cooling the voltage chip, which has 20208 superconducting Josephson junctions, an electronics package that ..."

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