# Fahrenheit temperature

Fahrenheit temperature
temperature expressed on a scale in which the melting point of ice is assigned a temperature of 32° and the boiling point of water a temperature of 212°. For most medical purposes the Celsius (centigrade) scale has replaced the Fahrenheit scale. The formula for converting from Fahrenheit (F) to Celsius (C) is: C = 5/9(F - 32). See also Celsius temperature.
G. D. Fahrenheit (1686-1736), German physicist

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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