Ampules

ampule

[am-pyool, -pool]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a sealed glass or plastic bulb containing solutions for hypodermic injection.
Also, ampul, ampoule.


Origin:
1175–1225; < French < Latin ampulla ampulla; replacing Middle English ampulle < Old French < Latin; replacing Old English ampella, ampulla < Latin

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ampule

noun
a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle) [syn: phial
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