Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sac or pouch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A little sac or bag; a utricle; especially, a part of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little sac, or bag; a utricle; especially, a part of the membranous labyrinth of the ear. See the Note under ear.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anat., zoology, and botany, same as utricle.
  • n. The differences which are seen in it are partly due to the way in which the two cavities of the vestibule, the utriculus and sacculus, are connected together, and to the course taken by the semicircular canals which spring from the former.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small pouch into which the semicircular canals open

Etymologies

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Latin, a little womb or matrix, a calycle.

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