sacculate


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sac·cu·lar

 (săk′yə-lər) or sac·cu·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd) also sac·cu·late (-lāt′)
adj.
Formed of or divided into a series of saclike dilations or pouches.

sac′cu·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.

sacculate

(ˈsækjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt) or

sacculated

adj
(Biology) of, relating to, or possessing a saccule, saccules, or a sacculus
ˌsaccuˈlation n

sac•cu•late

(ˈsæk yəˌleɪt, -lɪt)

also sac′cu•lat`ed,



adj.
having or being a sac or saclike dilation.
[1865–70]
sac`cu•la′tion, n.
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Adj.1.sacculate - formed with or having saclike expansions; "the alimentary tract is partially sacculated"
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The ental, descending, portion (ampulla) is tubular or sacculate, slightly shorter than the ectal portion (70-114 [micro]m long and 30-70 [micro]m wide), with epithelium of only 5-12 [micro]m, and muscular layer about 1 [micro]m thick.
12): Sacculate, with unpaired dorsal cecum, holototype sections filled with cnidarian tentacles and nematocysts.
He described the specimens as having a sacculate ("alate") penis, black ocularium with two rows of stout denticles, evidence of a median dorsal figure behind the ocularium, a brown dorsum and light gray venter, dark trochanters and reddish-brown legs.