ampule, ampul
A hermetically sealed container, usually made of glass, containing a sterile medicinal solution, or powder to be made up in solution, to be used for subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous injection. SYN: ampoule. [L. ampulla]

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  • Ampul — Am pul, n. [AS. ampella, ampolla, L. ampulla: cf. OF. ampolle, F. ampoule.] 1. Same as {Ampulla, 2.} [1913 Webster] 2. same as {ampule}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ampul — [am′po͞ol΄am′po͞ol΄, am′pul΄] n. 〚< Fr < L ampulla, AMPULLA〛 a sealed glass or plastic container for one dose of a sterile medicine to be injected parenterally: also ampule [am′pyo͞ol΄] or ampoule …   Universalium

  • ampul — [am′po͞ol΄am′po͞ol΄, am′pul΄] n. [< Fr < L ampulla, AMPULLA] a sealed glass or plastic container for one dose of a sterile medicine to be injected parenterally: also ampule [am′pyo͞ol΄] or ampoule [am′po͞ol΄] …   English World dictionary

  • ampul — ampule * * * am·pul (amґpūl) ampule …   Medical dictionary

  • ampul — • ampule …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • ampule — /am pyoohl, poohl/, n. Med. a sealed glass or plastic bulb containing solutions for hypodermic injection. Also, ampul, ampoule. [1175 1225; < F < L ampulla AMPULLA; r. ME ampulle < OF < L; r. OE ampella, ampulla < L] * * * …   Universalium

  • ampul — noun a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle) • Syn: ↑phial, ↑vial, ↑ampule, ↑ampoule • Hypernyms: ↑bottle …   Useful english dictionary

  • ampule — noun a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle) • Syn: ↑phial, ↑vial, ↑ampul, ↑ampoule • Hypernyms: ↑bottle …   Useful english dictionary

  • ampoule —  / ampule / ampul  All three spellings are accepted, but ampoule is generally preferred …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • ampoule — n. 1. same as {ampule}. Syn: phial, vial, ampule, ampul [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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