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ampulla

1. Anatomy the dilated end part of certain ducts or canals, such as the end of a uterine tube
2. Christianity
a. a vessel for containing the wine and water used at the Eucharist
b. a small flask for containing consecrated oil
3. a Roman two-handled bottle for oil, wine, or perfume

ampulla

[am′pu̇l·ə]
(anatomy)
A dilated segment of a gland or tubule.
(botany)
A small air bladder in some aquatic plants.
(invertebrate zoology)
The sac at the base of a tube foot in certain echinoderms.
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1) While the incidence of metastatic malignant melanoma to the GI tract is well documented, dissemination to the ampulla of Vater resulting in obstructive jaundice is far less common with very few clinical cases reported so far.
38) The AJCC and ENETS staging for almost all GI tract NETs, including NETs of the stomach, duodenum, ampulla, jejunum, ileum, and colorectum, are identical, whereas some differences exist in T classification of the pancreatic and appendiceal NETs between AJCC and ENETS staging.
This notch was run along the sperm tube until the bulbous ampulla portion of the spermatophore was reached.
Tumors of the gallbladder, extrahepatic bile ducts and ampulla of Vater.
Both these 5 species and 10 species (Codonella aspera Cyttarocylis ampulla Dictyocysta mitra Favella azorica Stenosemella ventricosa Tintinnopsis beroidea T.
Symbols of the ancient ceremony sat just before the Queen on the altar - the majestic St Edward's Crown that was placed on her head in 1953 and the Ampulla, the eagle shaped bottle which holds the liquid to anoint a new monarch.
New monarchs are anointed with holy oil and the ampulla - the gold, eagle-shaped bottle which holds the liquid - was also on the altar.
knelt at the of demanding self-sacrifice New monarchs are anointed with holy oil and the ampulla - the gold, eagle-shaped bottle which holds the liquid - was also on the altar.
New monarchs are anointed with holy oil and the Ampulla, the gold, eagle shaped bottle which holds the liquid, was also on the altar.
Also placed on the altar was the Ampulla, the gold, eagle-shaped flask containing the holy oil with which the queen was anointed at the coronation.
The following factors should be considered in differential diagnoses: cystadenomas and papillary adenomas of the seminal vesicles, Msellerian duct cysts, diverticula of the ejaculatory ducts or ampulla of the vas, prostatic cysts, adenocarcinoma or sarcoma of the seminal vesicles, and secondary malignant tumors of the vesicles caused by adjacent organs and lymphomas.
Traumatic duodenal rupture and avulsion of the ampulla of vater.