sacculus

[ sak-yuh-luh s ]
/ ˈsæk yə ləs /

noun, plural sac·cu·li [sak-yuh-lahy] /ˈsæk yəˌlaɪ/.

a saccule.

Nearby words

  1. sacculation,
  2. saccule,
  3. saccule of larynx,
  4. sacculiform,
  5. sacculocochlear,
  6. saccus,
  7. sacellum,
  8. sacerdotal,
  9. sacerdotalism,
  10. sachem

Origin of sacculus

1615–25; < Latin, equivalent to sacc(us) sack1 + -ulus -ule

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