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A short, funnel-shaped tube, tubular or bivalve (the former being preferable), used to examine the external auditory canal and eardrum.
See also: speculum
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A cone- or funnel-shaped attachment for an otoscope which is inserted into the ear canal to examine the eardrum.
Mentioned in: Ear Exam with an Otoscope
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