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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.]

ampoule

(ˈæmpuːl; -pjuːl) or

ampule

n
(Medicine) med a small glass vessel in which liquids for injection are hermetically sealed
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
Translations
ampula

ampoule

ampule (US) [ˈæmpuːl] Nampolla f

ampoule

[ˈæmpuːl] (British) ampule (US) n (= phial) → ampoule f

ampoule

, (US) ampule
nAmpulle f

ampoule

ampule (Am) [ˈæmpuːl] n (Med) → fiala

ampoule

, ampule
n. ámpula, ampolla, tubo de jeringuilla.
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