Variant of ampulla
noun pl. ampullae
- a nearly round bottle with two handles, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans
- Anat. a sac or dilated part of a tube or canal, as of a milk duct in a mammary gland
Origin: ME ampulle < OE ampulla or OFr ampoule, both forms < L ampulla, dim. of ampora, for amphora, amphora
- ampullar adjective
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