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Synonyms for probe

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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Cryosurgical probes were initially energized by liquid nitrogen flowing to the tip where it vaporized to produce cooling.
Cryosurgical probes that are energized by the Joule-Thomson refrigeration cycle appeared in the middle of the twentieth century.
Temperatures and cooling rate variations during cryosurgical probe testing.
Cryosurgery relies on some type of cryosurgical probe that is inserted into the body in order to create the necessary cryogenic temperatures; the cryoprobe tip reaches approximately 150 K (-190 [degrees]F) for most procedures.
Irving Cooper and Arnold Lee (Cooper 1961) invented the first cryosurgical probe that was capable of producing sizable cryolesions deep within the body.