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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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Even with the complementary data of the second case, obtaining further insight into how ampoule design or precursor properties affect precursor delivery can be difficult.
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Qadir remarked the imported insulin ampoules in Kurdistan are used for pediatric patients with Type 1 diabetes.
Wiping the neck of the ampoule with alcohol prior to opening is also likely to reduce bacterial contamination (11,28), but has a theoretical risk of neurotoxicity from trace amounts of intrathecal alcohol.
This will ensure that all production costs are amortized on a large volume meaning that the impact of any new regulations on the price of a single ampoule will be minimised.
Injectable medicines are packed mostly in two different ways, either in ampoules or vials.
In August another employee saw Williams enter the pharmacy, when he was meant to be on holiday, and remove an ampoule.
Each ampoule was filled with = 50 mL of solution (air head-space) and immediately sealed in a natural gas/[O.sub.2] flame.