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eyecup

 [i´kup]
1. a small vessel formerly used for application of cleansing or medicated solution to the exposed area of the eyeball.

eyecup

(ī′kŭp′)
n.
1. A small cup with a rim contoured to fit the socket of the eye, used for applying a liquid medicine or wash to the eye. Also called eye bath, eyeglass.
2. Embryology See optic cup.

eyecup

A small vessel made of glass, plastic or porcelain, used to bathe the eye.
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