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Synonyms for probe

the act or an instance of exploring or investigating

something, as a remark, used to determine the attitude of another

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a seeking of knowledge, data, or the truth about something

to go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information

to test the attitude of

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an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities

a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

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an exploratory action or expedition

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an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity

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question or examine thoroughly and closely

examine physically with or as if with a probe

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The cryosurgical probes being developed today utilize either a single-stage or a two-stage mixed gas Joule-Thomson cycle.
This paper describes a computational model of a two-stage JT cycle for use in a cryosurgical probe.
Therefore, a numerical optimization technique described here is used to design an optimized cryosurgical probe that achieves the maximum cooling per heat exchanger size.
today announced that SurgiFrost(TM), a cryosurgical probe to treat cardiac arrhythmias, has been used successfully on the first five (5) patients.
As well, it is also involved in the co-development and commercialization of the SurgiFrost(TM) cryosurgical probe to treat AF.
Although not approved for prostate cancer treatment, the UROSProbe has the potential to allow the precise visualization of both the prostate and the cryosurgical probe with ultrasound, using a proprietary "chip at the tip" as a navigational beacon.
Cryotherapy involves the placement of cryosurgical probes into the prostate to freeze and destroy the tumor.