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eyecup

Noun

1 a small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye; use to apply medicated or cleansing solution to the eyeball; "an eyecup is called an eyebath in Britain" [syn: eyebath, eye cup]
2 (embryology) a two-walled cuplike depression that develops into the pigmented and sensory layers of the retina [syn: optic cup]

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Noun

  1. an eyebath
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