In 1585 Fabricius de Hilden invented the speculum auris.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 488, May 9, 1885" by Various
The shape of a speculum needs to be maintained with an elaborate care equal to that used in imparting it.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
The surgeon should smell the speculum in suspicious cases.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Furnaces for the speculum metal were built, stands erected, and the 40-foot telescope fairly begun.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
The king inquired after him, and after my great speculum.
"Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works" by Edward Singleton Holden
Speculum Christianorum, &c., 558.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Out of those Tom, you and I have to make a speculum of tremendous power.
"The Vast Abyss" by George Manville Fenn
His mind is the 'speculum of creation,' and he is ever at peace.
"A Critic in Pall Mall" by Oscar Wilde
And now I found Rings of that Colour only which fell upon the Speculum.
"Opticks" by Isaac Newton
In most cases Wolff's electric speculum was used.
"Clever Hans" by Oskar Pfungst
A speculum - looks like a torture device, but it is NOT supposed to hurt.
The primary care physician performed a pelvic speculum examination and noted no active bleeding.
Putting the Spectacular Back in Speculum .
The cold speculum , the stirrups, the swabbing—we can all think of better things to spread our legs for than a pelvic exam.
"It happens because the upper part of the speculum presses against your bladder," explains Seattle ob-gyn Katherine Johnson.
"If you've ever been on the receiving end of a speculum — it sucks," Breeze Harper said to a predominantly twenty-something audience at the UO on April 7.
That's his eye being pried open by a speculum.
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