ampullaceous

/am'peuh lay"sheuhs/, adj.
like an ampulla; bottle-shaped.
Also, ampullar /am pul"euhr, -pool"-/, ampullary /am pul"euh ree, -pool"-, am"peuh ler'ee/.
[1770-80; < L ampullaceus. See AMPULLA, -ACEOUS]

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