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ampule

 [am´pūl]
a small, hermetically sealed flask or container made of glass or polyethylene, e.g., one containing medication for parenteral administration.
Ampule.

am·pule

, ampul (am'pyūl),
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.
Synonym(s): ampoule
[L. ampulla]

ampule

/am·pule/ (am´pūl) a small glass or plastic container capable of being sealed so as to preserve its contents in a sterile condition; used principally for sterile parenteral solutions.

ampule

or

ampoule

also

ampul

(ăm′po͞ol, -pyo͞ol)
n.
A hermetically sealed vial made of glass or plastic that contains a sterile medicinal solution or a powder that is usually made into a solution for subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous injection.

ampule

[am′pyo̅o̅l]
Etymology: Fr, ampoule, phial
a small, sterile glass or plastic container that usually contains a single dose of a solution. Also spelled ampoule.
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Ampules

ampule

Anatomy
Ampulla, see there.
 
Pharmacology
(Ampoule, British English) A small, hermetically-sealed glass or plastic container which contains a sterile solution (e.g., lidocaine, etc.) to be administered parenterally (e.g., IM, IV, subcutaneously).

ampule

Ampoule-British Medtalk A small hermetically sealed glass or plastic container which contains a sterile solution–eg, lidocaine, etc to be administered parenterally–IM, IV, subcut

am·pule

(am'pyūl)
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.
Synonym(s): ampoule.
[L. ampulla]

am·pule

(am'pyūl)
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.
Synonym(s): ampoule.
[L. ampulla]

ampule

a small, hermetically sealed glass or plastic container, e.g. one containing medication for parenteral administration or semen for insemination. Called also ampoule.
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Ampules of dangerous resuscitation drugs were stolen from the Royal Glamorgan Hospital at the weekend.
Tokyo, Japan, Oct 18, 2005 - (JCNN) - The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) announced on October 17 that its Intelligent Systems Research Institute has developed a robotic system to handle and sort drug ampules, in collaboration with Ookuma Electronic and Applied Vision Systems (AVS).
For our transport mission, we had two ampules of cefotaxime, 2 g each, one of which we gave the patient.
When the tray is turned over, recesses on the bottom accommodate the safe passing and picking up of curved suture needles, loaded in a variety of needle holders, as well as forceps, straight suture needles, port trocars, forceps, ampules and syringes, rake and claw retractors, and more.
Ten 50mg ampules of the pain-killer Pethadine, intended for injection, were in the bag which was taken from Hurley WMC, near Atherstone.