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dipstick

a graduated rod or strip dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level

dipstick

[′dip‚stik]
(engineering)
A graduated rod which measures depth when dipped in a liquid, used, for example, to measure the oil in an automobile engine crankcase.

dipstick

A graduated scale in the form of a stick to measure oil or fluid level.
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Dipstix moved into our office at the Vanilla Factory in Liverpool in October 2013, whilst getting off the ground my wife and I have welcomed a new addition to our family, our daughter Amelia.
Our study (1) suggests that early diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis using clinical examination and blood on urine Dipstix as a surrogate marker are critical in preventing ensuing myoglobin-associated acute renal failure.
Often included in the routine workup are tests that indicate whether vital organs are functioning normally: blood, the full blood count (FBC); liver--the alanine aminotransaminase (ALT) level; and kidneys--urea or creatinine and urine dipstix.
Urine dipstix, renal function tests, blood electrolytes, full blood count and C-reactive protein were normal.