[krahy-uh-prohb] /ˈkraɪ əˌproʊb/

an instrument used in cryosurgery, having a supercooled tip for applying extreme cold to diseased tissue in order to remove or destroy it.

cryoprobe cry·o·probe (krī’ə-prōb’)
A surgical instrument used to apply extreme cold to tissues during cryosurgery.


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