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- n. Alternative spelling of ampoule.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a small glass bottle which has been or can be sealed hermetically by application of flame to a narrow opening at the top.
- n. an ampule, or vial resembling an ampule, which contains a drug.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
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Orthokine therapy is a bit more involved in that the blood is placed in an incubator for several hours in an ampule that contains proteins to stimulate the blood to produce healing factors.
The shortage has got so bad that fertility clinics are instead paying up to $700 an ampule for American sperm, according to the Herald Sun.
Zzerrhezz, a fellow infirmary medic, had been able to synthesize only a very limited quantity of the substance in the ampule, so she knew she would have only one opportunity to use it.
Rapp stabbed the ampule into her thigh and the painkiller was released into her bloodstream.
Queensland Fertility Group, the largest fertility clinic in Townsville, 1300 kilometers from Brisbane, pays more than $700 an ampule for sperm imported from the U.S.
The only sure fire solution I have tried is to use smelling salts ... (they are unscented, so they smell fine) ... after the alarm clock, grab one and crush the ampule, and breathe in a bit.
It really works. 18 years as a paramedic tells me this. well, lets hope somebody thought to give him ampule after ampule of Naloxone.
However if the patient requires a second ampule of narcan the protocol is to reserve a bed in the MICU for another $5,000.00.
The examination suggests how Hitler killed himself: he placed an ampule of cyanide in his mouth and pointed his pistol at the underside of his chin.
Now he reached into his satchel, retrieving an ampule of a thick dark green oil.
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