Synonyms for mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer |

Synonyms and antonyms for mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer

1. clinical (adj.)

relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients


5. mercury (n.)

a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures


6. in (adv.)

to or toward the inside of


7. glass (n.)

the quantity a glass will hold


8. clinical (adj.)

scientifically detached; unemotional

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9. mercury-in-glass clinical thermometer (n.)

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


10. mercury-in-glass thermometer (n.)

thermometer consisting of mercury contained in a bulb at the bottom of a graduated sealed glass capillary tube marked in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit; mercury expands with a rise in temperature causing a thin thread of mercury to rise in the tube