Definition of clinical thermometer in English:

clinical thermometer

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  • A small medical thermometer with a short but finely calibrated range, for taking a person’s temperature.
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    • The maximum thermometer is similar to a clinical thermometer used by medical staff.
    • In 1906, Sir Clifford Albutt of Leeds, who introduced the clinical thermometer to medicine, quoted Lloyd Morgan.
    • When considering the diagnosis, a false sense of reassurance may be given by standard clinical thermometers.

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