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Webster 1913 Edition


Probang

Pro′bang

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Noun.
[See
Probe
.]
A slender elastic rod, as of whalebone, with a sponge on the end, for removing obstructions from the esophagus, etc.

Webster 1828 Edition


Probang

PRO'BANG

,
Noun.
[See Probe.] In surgery, an instrument of whalebone and spunge, for removing obstructions in the throat or esophagus.
A flexible piece of whalebone, with spunge fixed to the end.

Definition 2022


probang

probang

English

Noun

probang (plural probangs)

  1. A slender elastic rod, as of whalebone, with a sponge on the end, for removing obstructions from the oesophagus, etc.

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