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Afebrile

Without a fever

Axillary

Armpit

Calibrated

Marked with graduations; standard measure in thermometers or graduate

Dehydration

Condition in which fluid output is greater than fluid intake

Diastolic pressure

Pressure in the arteries when the heart is at rest

Edema

Excessive collection of fluid in the tissues; swelling

Fahrenheit

A measure of heat; scale used to express temperature

Febrile

Have a fever

Hyperthermia

A greatly elevated temperature

Hypothermia

A body temperature of 95 degrees F or below

Metric system

System of weight and measures based on the meter, with all units based on the power of 10

Systolic pressure

Pressure in the arteries when the heart contracts

Tympanic Thermometer

Electronic probe used in the ear; may be set to determine oral, rectal, and surface temperatures.

Normal Oral Temp Range

97.6 - 99.6 F

Normal Rectal Temp Range

98.6 - 100.6 F

Normal Axillary Temp Range

96.6 - 98.6 F

Normal Respiratory Range

12 - 20

Normal Pulse Range

60 - 100

Pre-Hypertension BP

120 - 139


80 - 89

Hypertension stage 1

140 - 159


90 - 99

Hypertension Stage 2

>160


>100

Normal BP range

<12


<80