An albumenometer uses a simple chemical test to measure the amount of albumen in urine. The "Esbach's Albumenometer" inscription on this example refers to George Hubert Esbach (1843-1890), the French physician who devised the form.

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Credit Line: Gift of William P. Evans

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-07335Catalog Number: M-07335Accession Number: 217731

Object Name: albumenometerOther Terms: Diagnostic Medicine

Measurements: case: 7 7/8 in x 1 3/8 in; x 20.0025 cm x 3.4925 cmalbumenometer: 7 1/8 in x 3/4 in; x 18.0975 cm x 1.905 cm


Record Id: nmah_735236

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