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A hydrometer for measuring the specific gravity of urine.
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(Medicine) an instrument for determining the specific gravity of urine
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(ˌyʊər əˈnɒm ɪ tər)

a device for assessing the specific gravity of urine.
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an instrument for determining the specific gravity of urine.
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This system solves all the aforementioned disadvantages of the human based measuring system: the conventional urinometer. When connected to the PDMS/CIS, the system provides a real-time, continuous recording of the patient's urine output.
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High concentrations of such non-ionic materials as glucose, protein, or x-ray contrast media will result in elevated specific gravity as measured by refractometer or urinometer.[3,4] These substances do not necessarily affect dipstick pad results, however.