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.

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Origin of sacculate

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

OTHER WORDS FROM sacculate

sac·cu·la·tion, nounmul·ti·sac·cu·late, adjectivemul·ti·sac·cu·lat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sacculation

sacculate

sacculated

/ (ˈsækjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /

adjective

of, relating to, or possessing a saccule, saccules, or a sacculus

Derived forms of sacculate

sacculation, noun
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Medical definitions for sacculation (1 of 2)

sacculation
[ săk′yə-lāshən ]

n.

A structure formed by a group of sacs.
The formation of a sac or pouch.

Medical definitions for sacculation (2 of 2)

sacculate
[ săkyə-lāt′ ]

adj.

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