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Definition of: ampulla

(am·pulə) noun plural am·pul·lae (-pulē)
1. Eccl. A flask for holding the consecrated oil used in confirmation, ordination, and extreme unction; specifically, that used in England at the consecration of kings.
2. The cruet used for the wine or water at mass.
3. An ancient Roman bottle or vase with a slender neck and flattened mouth, used to hold perfumes and oils and for carrying wine.
4. Anat. A small sac or dilated segment of a tube or gland. [ < L, dim. of amphora jar]
—am·pul′lar
adjective

Most often used phrases:

holy ampulla
indrella ampulla
rectal ampulla
hepatopancreatic ampulla
bulla ampulla
rafaelia ampulla
zabalius ampulla
ampulla aldrich

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