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 (săk′yo͞ol) also sac·cu·lus (-yə-ləs)
n. pl. sac·cules also sac·cu·li (săk′yə-lī′)
1. A small sac.
2. The smaller of two membranous sacs in the vestibule of the inner ear.

[Latin sacculus, diminutive of saccus, bag; see sack1.]


(ˈsækjuːl) or


n, pl -cules or -li (liː)
1. (Anatomy) a small sac
2. (Anatomy) the smaller of the two parts of the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear. Compare utricle1
[C19: from Latin sacculus diminutive of saccus sack1]


(ˈsæk yul)

1. the smaller of two sacs in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear.
2. a little sac.
[1830–40; < Latin sacculus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saccule - a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)
membranous labyrinth - the sensory structures of the inner ear including the labyrinthine receptors and the cochlea; contained within the bony labyrinth
sac - a structure resembling a bag in an animal


n. sáculo, saco o bolsa pequeña.
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Thinning of uterine wall with severe sacculations correlated with the work of Bigliardi et al.
11) Asymmetric scarring can lead to asymmetric narrowing and may have associated sacculations that form proximal to the stricture as a result of ballooning between areas of fibrosis (Figure 11).
Uterus extending anteriorly on left side; uterine sac median, without lateral sacculations in posterior half of body, well separated from acetabulum, receiving uterus near middle; vitellarium undeveloped; no eggs (Fig.