speculum

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(spek′yŭ-lŭm)
(-lă)

pl. specula [L. speculum, a mirror]

1. An instrument for examination of canals or hollow organs.

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NASAL SPECULUM
2. The membrane separating the anterior cornua of lateral ventricles of the brain.
SYN: SEE: septum pellucidum
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NASAL SPECULUM

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