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clinical thermometer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n clinical thermometer a mercury thermometer designed to measure the temperature of the human body; graduated to cover a range a few degrees on either side of the normal body temperature
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Usage

In literature:

He was the only one who could make clinical thermometers.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
Have you a clinical thermometer, Fuji?
"Where the Blue Begins" by Christopher Morley
He is said to have been the first to put in use the clinical thermometer.
"The Evolution of Modern Medicine" by William Osler
He took his temperature with a little clinical thermometer he kept by him and found it was a hundred and one.
"The Secret Places of the Heart" by H. G. Wells
I slipped my clinical thermometer into his armpit and counted his pulse rate.
"The Mystery of Cloomber" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The clinical thermometer and other instruments of precision.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV" by John Lord
I wish I had a clinical thermometer.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders Among the Kentucky Mountaineers" by Jessie Graham Flower
Of course the Scout should learn to read the little clinical thermometer, and one should be carried in the trail kit.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
First, there is the little ceremony of the clinical thermometers.
"A Book of Burlesques" by H. L. Mencken
I carried a clinical thermometer on my person.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
I watched him with great curiosity and discovered at last that he was taking his temperature with a clinical thermometer.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
It is not advisable that the ordinary mother should possess a clinical thermometer.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
Clinical thermometers cracked if they were left lying about on tables.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
As night came on he was more flushed and feverish than ever, and I wished to heaven that I'd a clinic thermometer in the house.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
Introduce the bulb of an ordinary clinical thermometer, well greased with vaseline, just within the sphincter ani.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
The temperature is taken with a clinical thermometer placed in the mouth or in the armpit.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
The nurse came to the side of the bed with her clinical thermometer in her hand.
"Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color" by Brander Matthews
With a stethoscope and a clinical thermometer; and I'll hold the hat and make the omelette.
"Memoirs of a Midget" by Walter de la Mare
A clinical thermometer is a most useful adjunct in the dog-room, and any temperature over 100 degs.
"A Manual of Toy Dogs" by Mrs. Leslie Williams
Can you read a clinical thermometer?
"The Burglars' Club" by Henry A. Hering
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