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- 1. eyecup, eyebath, eye cup, vessel
- usage: 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"
- 2. optic cup, eyecup, calyculus, caliculus, calycle
- usage: (embryology) a two-walled cuplike depression that develops into the pigmented and sensory layers of the retina
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