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am·puleor 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.]
ampoule(ˈæmpuːl; -pjuːl) or
(Medicine) med a small glass vessel in which liquids for injection are hermetically sealed
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|Noun||1.||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