perle

noun
\ ˈpər(-ə)l How to pronounce perle (audio) \

Medical Definition of perle

1 : a soft gelatin capsule for enclosing volatile or unpleasant-tasting liquids intended to be swallowed
2 : a fragile glass vial that contains a liquid (as amyl nitrite) and that is intended to be crushed and the vapor inhaled

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“Perle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perle. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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