Similarities between laboratory and clinical thermometer are:
(i) The body of both of them is long and narrow.
(ii) A bulb containing mercury is attached at one end.
(iii) Mercury is used to measuring temperature on the Celsius scale.
Differences between laboratory and clinical thermometer:
(i) Laboratory thermometer is used to measure temperature change in the surrounding, while the clinical thermometer is used to measure body temperature.
(ii) The range of laboratory thermometer is from -10°C to 110°C, while for a clinical thermometer range is 35°C to 45°C.
(iii) The clinical thermometer has kink near bulb to prevent mercury from falling after rising which is missing in
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