A vial (also phial) is a relatively small glass vessel or bottle, especially used to store medication as liquids, powders or in other forms like capsules. Glass in the common sense refers to a Hard, Brittle, transparent Solid, such as that used for Windows many A bottle is a container with a neck that is narrower than the body and a "mouth Medication, also referred to as medicine, can be loosely defined as any substance intended for use in the diagnosis cure mitigation treatment or prevention of disease In the manufacture of pharmaceuticals encapsulation refers to a range of techniques used to enclose medicines in a relatively stable shell known as a capsule, allowing them They can also be sample vessels e. g. for use in autosampler devices in analytical chromatography. Chromatography (from Greek χρώμα chroma, color and γραφειν"graphein" to write is the collective term for a family of Laboratory 
The glass can be colourless or coloured, clear or amber. There are different types of closure systems, e. g. Screw vials (closed with screw cap or dropper/pipette), Lip vials (closed with cork or plastic stopper), Crimp vials (closed with a rubber stopper and a metal cap). A pipette (also called a pipet pipettor or chemical dropper is a laboratory instrument used to transport a measured volume of liquid A stopper is a truncated conical piece of Rubber, cork, Glass, or Plastic used to close off a Glass tube piece of Laboratory  A vial can have a tubular shape or a bottle-like shape with a neck. The bottom is usually flat unlike test tubes which have usually a rounded bottom. A test tube, also known as a culture tube, sample tube, test flute or flaccid flute, is a piece of Laboratory glassware composed of Modern vials can be made of plastic (e. g. polypropylene). Polypropylene or polypropene ( PP) is a Thermoplastic Polymer, made by the Chemical industry and used in a wide variety of applications These can have other closure systems like a flip-top/snap cap.
The words "vial"/"phial" come from the Greek word "phiale" meaning "a broad flat container". The Ancient Greek language is the historical stage in the development of the Hellenic language family spanning the Archaic (c  Latin: "phiala", Late Latin: "fiola", Middle English: "fiole" and "viole". Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. Vulgar Latin (in Latin sermo vulgaris, "folk speech" is a Blanket term covering the popular Dialects and Sociolects of the Latin Middle English is the name given by Historical linguistics to the diverse forms of the English language spoken between the Norman invasion of