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.
Translations

cupping glass

n (Med) → Schröpfkopf m
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"Your head shall be exalted, you have travelled to some purpose; force but the truth from yonder padersookhteh, and your reward shall be great; but be quick, our heart is dried up with his obstinacy." "So please the Asylum of the Universe," observed the physician, "your slave is ready: it will be no fault of mine, if the Koord remain longer silent." Having thus spoken, Meerza Baba turned to an attendant, and gave him some instructions; the man departed, and presently returned with a mahogany case, from which the physician took a cupping glass, and a bottle containing spirits of wine.