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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.
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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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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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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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

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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Chloropicrin levels in the inner zones of poles receiving ampules with 15, 30, or 45 g of chemical tended to follow a trend of increasing concentrations with increasing ampule dosage (Table 3).
Long term release of chloropicrin in Douglas-fir and western redcedar poles from a controlled release ampule. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Utility Line Structures, March 25-27.
Treatment (a) Dosage per hole (g) Liquid 60 Quick-release (immediate-release) ampule 60 Moderate-release (~ 6-mo) ampule 60 Slow-release (~l2-mo) ampule 60 Low-dosage ampule 15 Moderate-dosage ampule 30 Elevated-dosage ampule 45 (a) Each treatment was replicated on five poles, each receiving three ampules.
The treatments evaluated were ampules containing 60 g of chloropicrin designed to provide quick, moderate, or slow release, along with ampules containing 15, 30, or 45 g of chloropicrin.
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Apart from tablets many healthcare physicians prescribe injectable glass ampules of Vitamin D which apart from parentally can be given orally.
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The use of filter needles in aspirating parenteral medications from glass ampules was first recommended by Katz, Borden, and Hirscher (1973).
The hazards of glass particulate contamination associated with glass ampules and the effectiveness of filter needles in decreasing such contamination are discussed.
The knowledge and skills needed to prepare medication from glass ampules are taught early in nursing curricula.
The stolen ampules are clearly labelled and anyone with information should contact Det Sgt Simm at Huddersfield CID via the number 101.