calibrated in either degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or degrees Celsius (°C), depending
on the custom of the region. Digital thermometers display the temperature on a small screen. Non-digital thermometers have a special mark, usually an
arrow, showing a "normal" temperature of 98.6°F (37°C).
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics David Messenger, MD
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & David Messenger, MD
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