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# $5$ differences between clinical and laboratory thermometers.

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## The five differences between a clinical and laboratory thermometer are:Clinical thermometerLaboratory thermometer1. A clinical thermometer has a range between $35°C$ to $42°C$.1. A laboratory thermometer has a range between $-10°C$ to $110°C$.2. A clinical thermometer is used to measure the temperature of the human body.2. A laboratory thermometer is used to measure the temperature in a laboratory.3. A clinical thermometer has a kink that prevents immediate backflow of mercury.3. A laboratory thermometer does not have a kink.4. A clinical thermometer is a simple device that is used in homes, hospitals and clinics.4. A laboratory thermometer is a complex device that is used in laboratories.5. In a clinical thermometer the use of mercury is always discouraged.5. In a laboratory thermometer the use of mercury is less dangerous.

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