why does capillary of clinical thermometer have kink

Asked by rupinderkhehra5 | 14th Apr, 2020, 11:19: AM

Expert Answer:

The mercury level do not fall or rise in the capillary of clinical thermometer when the thermometer is taken out of the mouth due to the presence of kink. This gives us a accurate reading of body temperature. 
Hence, capillary of clinical thermometer have kink. 

Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 14th Apr, 2020, 11:38: AM