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- n. A small bag of herbs or medicinal substances, applied to the body.
- n. A small sac.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A little sac; esp., a part of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A saccule.
- n. Synonyms See sac.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)
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).
That layer, called a sacculus, is made out of peptidoglycan, a mesh-like structure of carbohydrates (glycans) and amino-acid peptides.
This bag, called a sacculus, is made out of peptidoglycan, a mesh-like structure of carbohydrates (glycans) and amino-acid peptides.
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.
The utriculus and sacculus are in wide-open communication with each other and have almost become one.
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.
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
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