sacculus

IPA: sˈækjʌɫʌs

noun

  • (obsolete) A small bag of herbs or medicinal substances, applied to the body.
  • (anatomy) UK form of saccule. [(biology, anatomy) A small sac, pouch, or cyst.]

Examples of "sacculus" in Sentences

  • Cytospora sacculus is a plant pathogen.
  • The saccule, or sacculus, is the smaller of the two vestibular sacs.
  • The utriculus and sacculus are in wide-open communication with each other and have almost become one.
  • This bag, called a sacculus, is made out of peptidoglycan, a mesh-like structure of carbohydrates (glycans) and amino-acid peptides.
  • That layer, called a sacculus, is made out of peptidoglycan, a mesh-like structure of carbohydrates (glycans) and amino-acid peptides.
  • The ear sac, of which the chief divisions are the utriculus and the sacculus, with which the canals communicate, is not shown well in this drawing.
  • Sacella appears to be a hybrid of sacculus with cella, which is derived from the image of a beehive, a lasting metaphor for storing wisdom away like honey.
  • Note 22: "A sacculus would be something rather larger than a purse, and was used sometimes to carry books as well as coins — very precious things, useful for nourishing memories."
  • They account for the imperfect equilibrational ability of the animals by pointing out the structural peculiarities of the sacculus, the vestibular ganglia, and the peripheral nerves.
  • It also constitutes the mass of the vermiform appendix and the wall of the sacculus rotundus; and in the young animal the "thymus gland," ventral to the heart, and less entirely, the
  • Seek especially for and note particularly, the gall bladder, bile duct, and portal vein, pancreatic duct, sacculus rotundus, vermiform appendix, ureters (by pulling urinary bladder forward), genital ducts
  • The smaller vesicle is called the sacculus, and is connected with a peculiar appendage, with (in man and the higher mammals) a spiral form something like a snail's shell, and therefore called the cochlea (= snail, b).

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