Medical Dictionary

speculum

noun spec·u·lum \ˈspek-yə-ləm\
plural spec·u·la \-lə\ also spec·u·lums

Medical Definition of SPECULUM

:  any of various instruments for insertion into a body passage to facilitate visual inspection or medication <a vaginal speculum>

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