Medical Definition of Sacculus laryngis

1. A small diverticulum provided with mucous glands extending upward from the ventricle of the larynx between the vestibular fold and the lamina of the thyroid cartilage; it is a vestigial structure, being a much larger structure interdigitating with the neck musculature in some of the great apes where it serves as a resonating chamber. Synonym: sacculus laryngis, appendix ventriculi laryngis, Hilton's sac, laryngeal pouch. Origin: L. Sacculus (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacculus Laryngis

sacculation of colon
sacculations
saccule
saccule and utricle
saccule of larynx
saccules
sacculi
sacculina
sacculocochlear
sacculoutricular
sacculus
sacculus alveolaris
sacculus communis
sacculus endolymphaticus
sacculus lacrimalis
sacculus laryngis (current term)
sacculus proprius
sacculus vestibuli
saccus
saccus conjunctivae
saccus endolymphaticus
saccus lacrimalis
saccus reuniens
saccus vaginalis
sacella
sacellum
sacer vates
sacerdocies
sacerdocy
sacerdotal

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