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vial

 [vi´al]
a small bottle.

vi·al

(vī'ăl),
A small bottle or receptacle for holding liquids, including medicines.
Synonym(s): phial
[G. phialē, a drinking cup]

vial

[vī′əl]
a glass container with a metal-enclosed rubber seal.

vial

see AMPOULE.

vial 

A very small bottle. It may contain a soft contact lens, medicine or perfume.

vial

a small bottle.
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Filling the vial sufficiently to allow a needle to draw a minute sample meant wasting as much as 90% of the vial's often expensive contents.
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.
The vials are dispensed nine to a box, and each vial is intended for use by a single patient.
A tab on the cap snaps into the filling port to permanently close the vial, while a tear-away strip allows for removal with a quick pull.
This exterior vial washer was developed specifically for post-capping washing of vials.
Streck Cell Preservative, a liquid preservative for bone-marrow aspirates, surgical-tissue samples, fine-needle aspirates, and peripheral blood, is available in a 10-mL vial for customers processing large numbers of specimens.
DrySyn Reaction Vial Inserts convert the DrySyn Multi into a 12-position parallel reaction station compatible with a variety of industry-standard reaction tubes and vials.
Each vial contains 10 dosages, and each dosage sells for $20 on the street.
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Centrifugation-shell vial technique for rapid detection of Mediterranean spotted fever rickettsia in blood culture.
Each vial held just one-thousandth of a trillionth of a liter of liquid.
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