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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (39)
  • An ampule flew from his palm to shatter on the floor.
  • Foyle took a bottle and a sting ampule from a cabinet.
  • Often comes in: injections of 0.2 mg. in a 1 ml. ampule
  • What had been an ampule had become a hypodermic needle. for more
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