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Term:manual oral thermometry
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Definition:A method which uses a manual thermometer, an instrument with a defined scale for determining temperature usually consisting of a tube containing a temperature-responsive substance such as mercury or alcohol the results of which are assessed by a person without the assistance of automated instrumentation, placed in the mouth of an organism, most commonly under the tongue, to measure body temperature.
Synonyms:related_synonym: manual oral thermometer method

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