sacculate

or sac·cu·lat·ed

[ sak-yuh-leyt, -lit or sak-yuh-ley-tid ]
/ ˈsæk yəˌleɪt, -lɪt or ˈsæk yəˌleɪ tɪd /

adjective

formed into or having a saccule, sac, or saclike dilation.

Nearby words

  1. sacco and vanzetti,
  2. saccular,
  3. saccular aneurysm,
  4. saccular gland,
  5. saccular nerve,
  6. sacculation,
  7. saccule,
  8. saccule of larynx,
  9. sacculiform,
  10. sacculocochlear

Origin of sacculate

First recorded in 1865–70; saccul(us) + -ate1

Related formssac·cu·la·tion, nounmul·ti·sac·cu·late, adjectivemul·ti·sac·cu·lat·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for sacculate

sacculate

sacculated

/ (ˈsækjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /

adjective

of, relating to, or possessing a saccule, saccules, or a sacculus
Derived Formssacculation, noun

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Medicine definitions for sacculate

sacculate

[ săkyə-lāt′ ]

adj.

Formed of or divided into a series of saclike dilations or pouches.

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