vial vial  /ˈvaɪ əl/


  • (n) a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)



  1. The glass vial was small enough to tuck into a leather satchel or slip into his luggage, nearly invisible beside his books, his socks and his eight extra pairs of eyeglasses.
  2. Far out into the yard, he flung the vial.
  3. Tom's friend Sara quickly pulls a glass vial from her bra.


  1. Nation + World

    FILE - A child health nurse holds up a vial and box for the HPV vaccine, brand name Gardasil, at a clinic in Kinston, N.C. on Monday March 5, 2012. A vaccine against a cervical cancer virus has cut infections in teen girls by half, according to a study released Wednesday, June 19, 2013. The study confirms research done before the HPV vaccine came on the market in 2006. But this is the first ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Legacy nurses raise money with flower badges

    Salmon Creek -- Two local nurses transformed discarded medicine vial caps into flower-shaped badge holders which they sold to raise hundreds of dollars for charity. Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center emergency room nurse Maureen Palensky and critical care nurse Kelly Brady recently teamed up to design and sell special identification badge holders, which have become a hit at their hospital. The ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Columbian

  3. Current Progress Towards ANDA Approval of Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Injection, USP

    McGuff Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MPI) continues to pursue the approval of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Injection, USP 250mg/mL, 5mL, multiple dose vial; a generic version of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s drug formerly known as Delalutin™. While McGuff Pharmaceuticals can not predict when the FDA will complete its review, MPI remains committed to bringing the ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. "I wish I could have turned in the vial for testing," Palmeiro said of the vial he used, "but when I found out, it was long gone and I couldn't come up with it. If something happened that I'm not aware of, an intentional act by someone else,...
    on Dec 27, 2005 By: Rafael Palmeiro Source: New York Times

  2. "If an al-Qaeda group managed to throw a vial of anthrax or ricin into the chamber - or maybe even worse a suicide agent released it, without anybody noticing, which we have been advised is quite feasible - the particles would immediately begin...
    on May 19, 2004 By: Peter Hain Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "Imagine those 19 hijackers with other weapons and other plans -- this time armed by Saddam," Bush said in his State of the Union message last year, before the war. "It would take one vial, one canister, one crate slipped into this country to...
    on Jun 16, 2004 By: President Bush Source: Newsday

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