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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]
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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).
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ampoule

A small, hermetically sealed flask, usually containing medicine for administration by injection.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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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.
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