State similarities and differences between the laboratory thermometer and the clinical thermometer

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State similarities and differences between the laboratory thermometer and the clinical thermometer.

Answer:

Similarities:

  • Bulbs contain mercury.
  • Glass tubes are long, narrow and uniform.

Differences:

  • Clinical thermometer is used to measure body temperature however laboratory thermometer is not used for the purpose of measuring body temperature.
  • The temperature range of clinical thermometers is 35°C-42°C and that of laboratory thermometers is -10°C-110°C.
  • The least count of both the thermometers is different.