urinometer

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urinometer

 [u″rĭ-nom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for determining the specific gravity of urine.
Urinometer. From Lammon et al., 1995.
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u·ri·nom·e·ter

(yūr'i-nom'ĕ-tĕr),
A hydrometer for determining the specific gravity of urine.
Synonym(s): urogravimeter, urometer
[urine + G. metron, measure]
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urinometer

(yo͝or′ə-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
A hydrometer for measuring the specific gravity of urine.
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u·ri·nom·e·ter

(yūr'i-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
Instrument used to measure specific gravity in urine, now largely replaced by the dipstick method.
See also: specific gravity
Synonym(s): urogravimeter, urometer.
[urine + G. metron, measure]
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