neuroprobe

neuroprobe

Rehab medicine An electric stimulation device that may be used to identify tender areas or trigger points, and locate points for placing the electrodes of a TENS–transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation unit, or may itself be used to deliver electrical impulses to treat pain. Cf Shortwave diathermy.
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Finally, part four reviews emerging biomedical applications of MEMS, from implantable neuroprobes and ocular implants to cellular microinjection.
Part 4 Emerging biomedical applications of MEMS: MEMS as implantable neuroprobes