- a device for assessing the specific gravity of urine; a hydrometer for use on urine specimens.
Origin of urinometer
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The specific gravity is most conveniently estimated by means of the urinometer—Squibb's is preferable (Fig. 14).
One frequently wishes to ascertain the specific gravity of quantities of fluid too small to float an urinometer.
- an instrument for determining the specific gravity of urine
- A hydrometer for measuring the specific gravity of urine.
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