Eyecup - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈaɪkʌp|  American pronunciation of the word eyecup
Brit.  |ˈʌɪkʌp|  British pronunciation of the word eyecup

noun

- a small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye; use to apply medicated or cleansing solution to the eyeball(syn: eyebath)

an eyecup is called an eyebath in Britain

- (embryology) a two-walled cuplike depression that develops into the pigmented and sensory layers of the retina

Examples

an eyecup is called an eyebath in Britain

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