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Descriptor in English: Thermometers
Descriptor in Spanish: Termómetros
Descriptor in Portuguese: Termômetros
Descriptor in French: Thermomètres
Entry term(s): Thermometer
Tree number(s): E07.900
Scope note: Measuring instruments for determining the temperature of matter. Most thermometers used in the field of medicine are designed for measuring body temperature or for use in the clinical laboratory. (From UMDNS, 1999)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS UI: 14198
Descriptor UI: D013821
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Thermometers - Preferred
Concept UI M0021307
Scope note Measuring instruments for determining the temperature of matter. Most thermometers used in the field of medicine are designed for measuring body temperature or for use in the clinical laboratory. (From UMDNS, 1999)
Preferred term Thermometers
Entry term(s) Thermometer



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