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A tubular instrument for inserting into a passage or cavity of the body to facilitate visual inspection or medication.
An optical instrument reflector of polished metal or of glass with a film of metal.
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(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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With Universal eye speculum, the value for the right eye was 25.51+-3.02, and for the left eye it was 25.78+-3.64.
Conclusion: Barraquer wire speculum caused less increase in intraocular pressure compared to the Universal eye speculum. It should be preferred for intraocular surgeries to avoid increase in pressure during surgery and prolapse of ocular contents.