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Urinometer

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Medical Equipment; Glass (Material); Paper (Fiber Product); Mercury
Summary
Urinometer with a cylindrical cardboard case. Instrument used to determine urine specific gravity. Graded 1000 to 1060.
Date Created
circa 1850 - 1880
Description
2 x 17.8 x 2 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Notes
Donated by Ralph M. Curt
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00840