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Probe
A "Watson Cheyne" probe (medical instrument) made of steel.
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Mid 20th century
Approx. 16cm long
This type of probe, used until the mid 20th century in hospitals for probing the bile duct, was invented by and named after Sir William Watson Cheyne of Leagarth House, Fetlar.

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