Cupping glass

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cupping glass

n
(Medicine) med archaic a glass vessel from which air can be removed by suction or heat to create a partial vacuum: formerly used in drawing blood to the surface of the skin for slow bloodletting. Also called: artificial leech

Cupping glass

A small glass of a few ounces’ capacity used for Cupping.
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cupping glass

n (Med) → Schröpfkopf m