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or am·poule also am·pul  (ăm′po͞ol, -pyo͞ol)
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.]


or am•pul or am•poule

(ˈæm pyul, -pul)

a sealed glass or plastic bulb containing a solution for hypodermic injection.
[1175–1225; Middle English ampulle < Old French < Latin ampulla ampulla]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ampule - a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)ampule - 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


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


n ampolla, ámpula (Mex, Cuba)
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