vitropression

vitropression

(vĭt″rō-prĕsh′ŭn) [L. vitrum, glass, + pressio, a squeezing]
A method of temporarily eliminating redness of the skin caused by hyperemia by pressure with a glass slide on the skin for the purpose of studying any lesions or discolorations.

vitropression

exertion of pressure on the skin with a slip of glass, forcing blood from the area.