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Definition of Ampulla

Ampulla
Ampulla Am*pul"la, n.; pl. Ampull[ae]. [L. ] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A narrow-necked vessel having two handles and bellying out like a jug. 2. (Eccl.) (a) A cruet for the wine and water at Mass. (b) The vase in which the holy oil for chrism, unction, or coronation is kept. --Shipley. 3. (Biol.) Any membranous bag shaped like a leathern bottle, as the dilated end of a vessel or duct; especially the dilations of the semicircular canals of the ear.

Meaning of Ampulla from wikipedia

- The ampulla of Vater, also known as the hepatopancreatic ampulla or the hepatopancreatic duct, is formed by the union of the pancreatic duct and the common...
- commencement, but it is dilated near its termination, forming the rectal ampulla. It terminates at the level of the anorectal ring (the level of the puborectalis...
- uterus, the infundibulum with its ****ociated fimbriae near the ovary, the ampulla that represents the major portion of the lateral tube, the isthmus, which...
- An ampulla (/æmˈpʊlə/; plural ampullae) was, in Ancient Rome, a "small nearly globular flask or bottle, with two handles" (OED). The word is used of these...
- Periampullary cancer is a cancer that forms near the ampulla of Vater, an enlargement of the ducts from the liver and pancreas where they join and enter...
- The Holy Ampulla or Holy Ampoule (Sainte Ampoule in French) was a gl**** vial which, from its first recorded use by Pope Innocent II for the anointing...
- Continuous taenia coli haustra epiploic appendix **** Transverse folds Ampulla Anal canal **** Anal columns Anal valves Anal sinuses Pectinate line Internal...
- electroreceptors in fish Ampulla of uterine tube (ampulla tubae uterinae) Ampulla of ductus deferens (ampulla ductus deferentis) Cisterna chyli (ampulla chyli) Duodenal...
- The ampulla of ductus deferens is an enlargement of the ductus deferens at the fundus of the bladder which acts as a reservoir for sperm. This structure...
- dilated sac called an osseous ampulla which is more than twice the diameter of the canal. Each ampulla contains an ampulla crest, the crista ampullaris...
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