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Noun: speculum (specula)  spe-kyû-lum
  1. A mirror (especially one made of polished metal) for use in an optical instrument
  2. A medical instrument for dilating a bodily passage or cavity in order to examine the interior

Derived forms: specula

Type of: medical instrument, mirror

Encyclopedia: Speculum