from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or resembling a utricle.
- adj. Having one or more utricles.
- adj. Relating to the uterus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or having utricles
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a utricle, or utriculus; containing, or furnished with, a utricle or utricles; utriculate.
- adj. Resembling a utricle or bag, whether large or minute; -- said especially with reference to the condition of certain substances, as sulphur, selenium, etc., when condensed from the vaporous state and deposited upon cold bodies, in which case they assume the form of small globules filled with liquid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a utricle, in any sense; resembling a utricle; forming a utricle, or having utricles.
- Resembling a utricle or bag: specifically applied in chemistry to the condition of certain substances, as sulphur, the vapor of which, on coming in contact with cold bodies, condenses in the form of globules, composed of a soft external pellicle filled with liquid.
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That portion which is lodged in the recess forms a sort of pouch or cul-de-sac, the floor and anterior wall of which are thickened, and form the macula acustica utriculi, which receives the utricular filaments of the acoustic nerve.
M.G. Paqui, Optati lib (erti) Pardalæ, sextum (viri) Aug (ustalis) col (oniæ) Ju (liæ) Pat (ernæ) Ar (elatensis) patron (i) ejusdem corpor (is), item patron (i) fabror (um) naval (ium), utricular (iorum) et centena (riorum)