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Sac

 (săk, sôk)
n.
Variant of Sauk.

SAC

abbr.
Strategic Air Command

sac 1

 (săk)
n.
A pouch or pouchlike structure in an organism, sometimes filled with fluid.

[French, bag, from Old French, from Latin saccus; see sack1.]

sac 2

 (săk)
n. Baseball
1. A sacrifice fly. Also called sac fly.
2. A sacrifice bunt. Also called sac bunt.

sac

(sæk)
n
(Biology) a pouch, bag, or pouchlike part in an animal or plant
[C18: from French, from Latin saccus; see sack1]
ˈsacˌlike adj

SAC

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Environmental Science) Special Area of Conservation

sac

(sæk)

n.
a baglike structure in an animal, plant, or fungus, esp. one containing fluid.
[1735–45; < Latin saccus sack1]
sac′like`, adj.

Sac

(sæk, sɔk)

n., pl. Sacs, (esp. collectively) Sac.

SAC

(sæk)
n.
Strategic Air Command.

sac

(săk)
A bag-like bag in an animal or plant, often containing liquids. The human bladder is a sac.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sac - an enclosed spacesac - an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
enclosed space, cavity - space that is surrounded by something
2.sac - a case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule
covering, natural covering, cover - a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
3.sac - a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green BaySac - a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
Algonquian, Algonquin - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
4.sac - a structure resembling a bag in an animal
yolk sac - membranous structure enclosing the yolk of eggs in birds, reptiles, marsupials, and some fishes; circulates nutrients to the developing embryo
umbilical vesicle, vesicula umbilicus, vitelline sac, yolk sac - membranous structure that functions as the circulatory system in mammalian embryos until the heart becomes functional
amnion, amnios, amniotic sac - thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
chorion - the outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
coelenteron - the saclike body cavity of a coelenterate
air bladder, swim bladder, float - an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy
air sac - any of the membranous air-filled extensions of the lungs of birds
air sac - any of the thin-walled extensions of the tracheae of insects
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
saccule, sacculus - a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)
bladder, vesica - a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
acinus - one of the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland
bursa - a small fluid-filled sac located between movable parts of the body especially at joints
cistern, cisterna - a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
pouch, pocket - (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
vesicle, cyst - a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
air cell, air sac, alveolus - a tiny sac for holding air in the lungs; formed by the terminal dilation of tiny air passageways
pericardial sac - the membrane surrounding the heart

sac

noun pouch, bag, pocket, bladder, pod, cyst, bursa, vesicle The lungs consist of millions of tiny air sacs.
Translations

sac

[sæk] N (Anat, Bio) → saco m

sac

[ˈsæk] n (ANATOMY)sac m

sac

n (Anat) → Sack m; (= pollen sac)Staubbeutel m

sac

[sæk] n (Anat) → sacco
honey sac → cestella (del polline)

sac

n. saco, bolsa; estructura u órgano en forma de saco o bolsa.

sac

n (anat) saco