Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what are the Similarities and Difference between Laboratory and Clinical Thermometer. Comparison and Differences.
Similarities between the Laboratory Thermometer and the Clinical Thermometer
1. Both consist a long, narrow, uniform glass tube.
2. Both have a bulb at one end.
3. Both contain mercury in the bulb.
4. Both contain Celsius scale on the glass tube.
|S.No.||Laboratory Thermometer||Clinical Thermometer|
|1||The temperature range is from – 10°C to 110°C.||The temperature range is from 35°C to 42°C.|
|2||It is used to measure temperature for experiments performed in the laboratory.||It is used to measure the temperature of the human body.|
|3||Usually, it does not have a kink.||Has a kink which prevents the immediate backflow of mercury.|