ampule

noun
am·​pule
variants: or ampoule also ampul \ ˈam-​ˌpyü(ə)l How to pronounce ampule (audio) , -​pül How to pronounce ampule (audio) \

Medical Definition of ampule

1 : a hermetically sealed small bulbous glass vessel that is used to hold a solution for especially hypodermic injection
2 : a vial resembling an ampule

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“Ampule.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ampule. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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