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manual rectal thermometry (MMO:0000194)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
digital oral thermometry 
digital rectal thermometry  
manual oral thermometry 
manual rectal thermometry 
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, inserted into the rectum of an organism, that is, the terminal portion of the large intestine, to measure body temperature.

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

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