or am·pul, am·poule
- a sealed glass or plastic bulb containing solutions for hypodermic injection.
Origin of ampule
1175–1225; < French < Latin ampulla ampulla; replacing Middle English ampulle < Old French < Latin; replacing Old English ampella, ampulla < Latin
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I had put the ampule away in the medicine locker and deliberately forgotten about it.Last Resort