State similarities and differences between the laboratory thermometer and the clinical thermometer.
- Bulbs contain mercury.
- Glass tubes are long, narrow and uniform.
- 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.