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digital rectal thermometry (MMO:0000034)
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digital oral thermometry 
digital rectal thermometry  
A method which uses a digital thermometer, an instrument with a defined scale for determining temperature which presents its measurements in the form of discrete numeric symbols, inserted into the rectum of an organism, that is, the terminal portion of the large intestine, to measure body temperature.
manual oral thermometry 
manual rectal thermometry 

Related Synonyms: digital rectal thermometer method
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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