Definition of Ampoule

1. Noun. A small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle).

Exact synonyms: Ampul, Ampule, Phial, Vial
Generic synonyms: Bottle



Definition of Ampoule

1. Noun. A small hermetically sealed vial containing a sterile solution suitable for injection. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ampoule

1. ampule [n -S] - See also: ampule

Medical Definition of Ampoule

1. A small glass or plastic container capable of being sealed so as to preserve its contents in a sterile condition, used principally for containing sterile parenteral solutions (American English: ampule). (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ampoule

amplifying
amplimer
amplimers
amplitude
amplitude distortion
amplitude level
amplitude modulation
amplitude modulations
amplitude of accommodation
amplitude of convergence
amplitude of pulse
amplitude spectroscopy
amplitudes
amply
ampotis
ampoule (current term)
ampoules
amprenavir
amprolium
amprotropine phosphate
amps
ampul
ampule
ampules
ampulla
ampulla canaliculi lacrimalis
ampulla chyli
ampulla ductus lacrimalis
ampulla duodeni

Literary usage of Ampoule

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1. Knights and Their Days by Doran (John) (1856)
"This was especially the case with the Knights of the Holy " ampoule," or anointing oil, ... Thenceforward, the chevaliers of the St. ampoule were created, ..."

2. Knights and Their Days by Dr Doran, Doran (John), John Doran (1856)
"This was especially the case with the Knights of the Holy " ampoule," or anointing oil, ... Thenceforward, the chevaliers of the St. ampoule were created, ..."

3. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With Anecdotes of by Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland (1843)
"... support the enterprise! and that a great many parliament-men were to be boiled alive to make a sainte ampoule or oil" (not very holy, one would think, ..."

4. The Court of the Tuileries from the Restoration to the Flight of Louis Philippe by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1897)
"... ampoule. — A Comforting Miracle. —• A Ponderous State Carnage. — The Grand Master's Opportunity.—-Difficult to Decide. — " Working Double Tides. ..."

5. The Last of the Valois: And Accession of Henri of Navarre, 1559-1589 by Elliot Jackson (1896)
"The Sainte-ampoule and the Holy Oil of Saint-Martin.— Mayenne Appoints a New Governor of Paris.— He Opens the Gates to the King.— The Entry into Paris. ..."

6. Therapeutic Gazette (1916)
"The fluid in the stem should be shaken into the bulbous portion before opening the ampoule, and this is readily accomplished by snapping the finger against ..."

7. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The ampoule was then heated at 80° for 36 hr, at the end of which time the ampoule was cooled to —80° and opened. The dark contents were transferred to a ..."

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