Definitions

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  • n. A type of ampule or cartridge containing liquid medication to be inserted using a syringe. It is often a tube with a puncturable cap on one end and a sliding plug on the other end.

Etymologies

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Blend of cartridge and ampule

Examples

  • A cartridge syringe (carpule) with plunger, to avoid intravascular injection.

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