Specillum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Specillum (Med) See Stylet, 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n specillum In medicine, a probe.
    • n specillum A lens; an eye-glass.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Specillum spē-sil′um a surgical probe: a lens, eyeglass.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—specĕre, to look.

Usage

In literature:

The original specillum was no doubt a simple sound.
"Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times" by John Stewart Milne
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