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ampule

[am-pyool, -pool] /ˈæm pyul, -pul/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
a sealed glass or plastic bulb containing solutions for hypodermic injection.
Also, ampul, ampoule.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; < French < Latin ampulla ampulla; replacing Middle English ampulle < Old French < Latin; replacing Old English ampella, ampulla < Latin
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  • The user breaks the ampule and squeezes the gel onto a brush tip.
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ampoule

/ˈæmpuːl; -pjuːl/
noun
1.
(med) a small glass vessel in which liquids for injection are hermetically sealed
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