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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
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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.
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Such precursors are often delivered using a carrier gas that is passed through either a bubbler, i.e., a vessel with a dip tube, or a vapor draw ampoule, i.e., a vessel with no dip tube in which the gas-in and gas-out ports open directly into the ampoule headspace.
ONE OF THE MOST recent headline-grabbing trends in China's beauty industry has been the beauty ampoule boom.
Of late, more niche products are becoming popular, like the ampoule and home-beauty equipment like LED masks.
Minnavi's award-winning products will be featured including their Time Release Delivery 7 Day Masks, toner, and fluid as well as their 100% natural Ampoule Concentrate system.
Objective: To ascertain patients and physician views regarding hazard and compliance of oral liquid Vitamin D glass ampoule and tablets.
Plastic Unit-dose Dispensing Systems: James Alexander Corp.'s plastic ampoule combines style and ease of use through single-handed activation.
Lex Machinery, based in Flint, North Wales, is selling a system designed for fully automatic in-line leak testing of plastic ampoule blocks.
For improved process safety, the ampoule heads are removed sidewards during closing instead of from above.
"They said the ampoule was ineffective." He says the Ministry has sent a sample of ampoules to Baghdad to test whether the insulin was effective or not.
The three study groups evaluated were ampoule aspiration via: a 5 [micro]m filter needle (Becton Dickinson & Co., USA), a 5 [micro]m filter needle after wiping the ampoule with a 70% isopropyl alcohol swab (Alcowipe[R], Promedica, Australia) and the use of a 5 [micro]m filter needle in addition to a 0.22 [micro]m epidural filter (Portex[R], Smiths Medical, USA).