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ampoule am·poule or am·pule or am·pul (ām'pōōl, -pyōōl)
A hermetically sealed vial, usually made of glass, that contains a sterile medicinal solution or a powder to be made into a solution for subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous injection.

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