cupping glass


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cup·ping glass

a glass vessel, from which the air has been exhausted by heat or a special suction apparatus, formerly applied to the skin in order to draw blood to the surface.
See also: cupping, cup.
Synonym(s): cup (2)

cup·ping glass

(kŭp'ing glas)
A glass vessel, from which the air has been exhausted by heat or a special suction apparatus, formerly applied to the skin in order to draw blood to the surface.
See also: cupping, cup