temperature of infant

temperature of infant

Etymology: L, temperatura + infans, infant
the neonatal temperature, which normally ranges from 97.7° F to 99.5° F (36.5° C to 37.5° C). It is unstable because of immature physiological mechanisms.
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The new thermometer --TemporalScanner(TM) by Exergen Corporation, is a fast, non-invasive, and gentle method of taking the temperature of infants, children and adults by gently swiping the thermometer across the temporal artery area of the forehead.
Thermofocus 5-in-1, the Company's flagship health and safety product (pictured here), allows parents and doctors to measure the temperature of infants or sick, combative toddlers in a safe, non-invasive, non-threatening way.

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