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con·tai·ner

(kŏn-tā'nĕr)
A receptacle in which anything is confined.
[L. contineo, to hold together]

container

(kŏn-tā′nĕr)
A receptacle for storing a medical specimen or supplies. Use of sterile disposable containers for collecting specimens is recommended, since contamination of the container may alter the results of the specimen analysis and therefore interfere with the diagnosis.
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