Speculum

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speculum

[′spek·yə·ləm]
(medicine)
A tubular instrument for inserting into a passage or cavity of the body to facilitate visual inspection or medication.
(optics)
An optical instrument reflector of polished metal or of glass with a film of metal.
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Speculum

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

A speculum is a table constructed in tandem with an astrological chart that records such information as the planets’ declination, right ascension, latitude, etc.

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A Leyla-Yasargil retractor, an ear speculum, an ear speculum holder, and some plaster of Paris or dental molding material are required (figure 1).