Definition of Sacculus

1. Noun. A small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth).

Exact synonyms: Saccule
Group relationships: Membranous Labyrinth
Generic synonyms: Sac



Definition of Sacculus

1. n. A little sac; esp., a part of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.

Definition of Sacculus

1. Noun. (obsolete) A small bag of herbs or medicinal substances, applied to the body. ¹

2. Noun. (anatomy biology) A small sac. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sacculus

1. saccule [n -LI] - See also: saccule

Medical Definition of Sacculus

1. A little sac; especially, a part of the membranous labyrinth of the ear. Origin: L, little sack. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacculus

saccular spot
sacculate
sacculated
sacculated pleurisy
sacculation
sacculation of colon
sacculations
saccule
saccule and utricle
saccule of larynx
saccules
sacculi
sacculina
sacculocochlear
sacculoutricular
sacculus (current term)
sacculus alveolaris
sacculus communis
sacculus endolymphaticus
sacculus lacrimalis
sacculus laryngis
sacculus proprius
sacculus vestibuli
saccus
saccus conjunctivae
saccus endolymphaticus
saccus lacrimalis
saccus reuniens
saccus vaginalis
sacella

Literary usage of Sacculus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"Functions of the Utriculus and sacculus.—These small sacs contain sensory hair cells similar in general structure to those found in the ..."

2. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"Functions of the Utriculus and sacculus.—These small sacs contain sensory hair cells similar in general structure to those found in the ..."

3. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"Functions of the Utriculus and sacculus.—These small sacs contain sensory hair cells similar in general structure to those found in the ..."

4. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"Functions of the Utriculus and sacculus.—These small sacs contain sensory hair cells similar in general structure to those found in the crista? of the ..."

5. Anatomy, descriptive and surgical by Henry Gray (1864)
"The sacculus laryngis, or laryngeal pouch, is a membranous sac, placed tween ... These muscles compress the sacculus laryngis, and discharge the secretion ..."

6. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1892)
"In Amblystoma the separation of utriculus from sacculus is concomitant with the later differentiation of the canals. At the time the folds of the horizontal ..."

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