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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

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).

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]

ampoule

A small, hermetically sealed flask, usually containing medicine for administration by injection.

ampoule

or

vial

one of a range of small tubular glass vessels, closed at one or both ends, used for storage of, for example, a freeze-dried (see FREEZE-DRYING cell suspension.

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]
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McConaghy et al (14) reported a much lower contamination rate in fentanyl samples drawn up under full aseptic conditions (1/14 ampoules) rather than using only sterile gloves (>1/5 ampoules).
It is expected that in the future pre-printed ampoules will be forbidden, meaning that only labeled ampoules will be allowed on the European market.
Estimates of the relative activity (to ampoules of the same preparation stored continuously at -20[degrees]C) remaining in the ampoules of the TSH preparations after storage at increased temperatures were used to fit an Arrhenius equation relating degradation rate to absolute temperature assuming first-order decay (11) and, hence were used to predict the degradation rate of the preparations when stored at -20[degrees]C.
A pertinent word of advise for the patient visiting hospital and clinics would be to make sure that before getting themselves injected, the syringe being used is a new one and the injection is taken from an ampoule which is discarded afterwards, and not vial which is used repeatedly causing a serious threat of infection.
JAC's revolutionary, patented plastic ampoule combines style and ease of use through singlehanded activation.
Bormed LE6601-PH is a low density polyethylene which enables the development of transparent, squeezable ampoules that allow users of all ages to dispense eye, ear and nose drop treatments without professional assistance.
We also noted the time to return of detectable fibrinogen or normalisation of activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT)/INR on coagulation screening, and the number of ampoules of antivenom administered prior to this.
The prosecution claimed he stole the five ampoules for his own use.
The stability of solutions having an electrolytic conductivity, [kappa], of 5 [mu]S/cm to 100 000 [mu]S/cm packaged in glass screw-cap bottles, glass serum bottles, and glass ampoules was monitored for 1 year to 2 years.
Police believe 150 ampoules of diamorphine hydrochloride, stolen from a Manchester warehouse, have fallen into the hands of dealers.