like an ampulla; bottle-shaped.
ampullaceous, swelling out like a bottle or bladder (ampulla).
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray
Anatomy. a dilated portion of a canal or duct, especially of the semicircular canals of the ear. Zoology, Botany. any flask-shaped structure. Ecclesiastical. a vessel for the wine and water used at the altar. a vessel for holding consecrated oil. a two-handled bottle having a somewhat globular shape, made of glass or earthenware, used by […]
- Ampullar pregnancy
ampullar pregnancy ampullar pregnancy n. A tubal pregnancy situated near the midportion of the oviduct.
- Ampullary crest
ampullary crest ampullary crest am·pul·lar·y crest (ām’pə-lěr’ē) n. An elevation on the inner surface of the ampulla of each semicircular duct, through which filaments of the vestibular nerve pass to reach hair cells on the surface.
ampullitis ampullitis am·pul·li·tis (ām’pə-lī’tiəs) n. Inflammation of an ampulla, especially of the dilated extremity of the vas deferens.