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a small bottle.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A small bottle or receptacle for holding liquids, including medicines.
[G. phialē, a drinking cup]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
A very small bottle. It may contain a soft contact lens, medicine or perfume.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann