Definición de cryoprobe en inglés

cryoprobe

Pronunciación /ˈkrʌɪə(ʊ)prəʊb/

nombre

  • 1Medicina
    An instrument used in cryosurgery to freeze selected areas of tissue.

  • 2marginal A nose section of a rocket cooled to a very low temperature for collecting samples of air from the upper atmosphere.

Origen

1960s; earliest use found in Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry. From cryo- + probe.