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am·pule

or am·poule also am·pul  (ăm′po͞ol, -pyo͞ol)
n.
A hermetically sealed vial made of glass or plastic that contains a sterile medicinal solution or a powder that is usually made into a solution for subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous injection.

[French ampoule, from Old French, from Latin ampulla; see ampulla.]
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ampoule

(ˈæmpuːl; -pjuːl) or

ampule

n
(Medicine) med a small glass vessel in which liquids for injection are hermetically sealed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ampoule - a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)ampoule - a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
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Translations
ampula

ampoule

ampule (US) [ˈæmpuːl] Nampolla f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ampoule

[ˈæmpuːl] (British) ampule (US) n (= phial) → ampoule f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ampoule

, (US) ampule
nAmpulle f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ampoule

ampule (Am) [ˈæmpuːl] n (Med) → fiala
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ampoule

, ampule
n. ámpula, ampolla, tubo de jeringuilla.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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This study failed to demonstrate bacterial contamination in fentanyl solutions drawn up from non-sterile packaged ampoules using a 5 [micro]m filter needle.
Recently the pharmacy she uses only had 60ml ampoules in stock.
Ten ampoules of adrenaline and a satnav system were taken from the car after one of its windows was smashed.
Farquhar had also misappropriated 100 milligram ampoules of pethidine for his own use and/or faired to account for ampoules of pethidine checked out in his name.
It was expected that this would have caused an increase of the market price of sterile ampoules. On the contrary, the price has been constantly decreasing whereas production costs have been increasing dramatically.
Aseptic servo-driven machines produce ampoules with a calibrated luer connection.
They stole a packet of ampoules which are clear and around 7cm long.
Ozone Test Kits Use Self-Filling Ampoules Ozone 2 Test Kits use the Indigo Trisulfonate Method and do not suffer from chlorine interference, eliminating concern for false positive readings.
For immunoassay, each participant received a basic set of ampoules containing the Second IRP, rhTSH (94/674), and pituitary TSH preparation 81/502, and in addition they received accelerated degradation samples selected on the basis of assay capacity, sample availability, and a design giving information across as wide a range of assay systems as feasible.
Injectable medicines are packed mostly in two different ways, either in ampoules or vials.