[ yoor-uh-nom-i-ter ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈnɒm ɪ tər /
a device for assessing the specific gravity of urine; a hydrometer for use on urine specimens.
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One frequently wishes to ascertain the specific gravity of quantities of fluid too small to float an urinometer.
The specific gravity is most conveniently estimated by means of the urinometer—Squibb's is preferable (Fig. 14).
British Dictionary definitions for urinometer
/ (ˌjʊərɪˈnɒmɪtə) /
an instrument for determining the specific gravity of urine
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Medical definitions for urinometer
[ yur′ə-nŏm′ĭ-tər ]
A hydrometer for measuring the specific gravity of urine.
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