saccular [sak′yə lər]
like a sac

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  • Saccular — Sac cu*lar, a. Like a sac; sacciform. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saccular — adjective Date: circa 1859 resembling a sac < a saccular aneurysm > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Saccular — From the Latin “sacculus” meaning a small pouch. As for example the alveolar saccules (little air pouches) within the lungs . * * * SYN: sacciform. * * * sac·cu·lar sak yə lər adj resembling a sac <a saccular aneurysm> * * * sac·cu·lar… …   Medical dictionary

  • Saccular nerve — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = nervus saccularis GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = illustration of otolith organs showing detail of utricle, ococonia, endolymph, cupula, macula, hair cell filaments, and saccular nerve Caption2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Saccular aneurysm — An aneurysm that resembles a small sack. A berry aneurysm is typically saccular. An aneurysm is a localized widening (dilatation) of an artery, vein, or the heart. At the area of an aneurysm, there is typically a bulge and the wall is weakened… …   Medical dictionary

  • saccular — /sak yeuh leuhr/, adj. having the form of a sac. [1860 65; SACCUL(US) + AR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • saccular — adjective Having the form of a series of sacs or pouches; sacculate …   Wiktionary

  • saccular — adj. resembling a sac, having the shape of a sac …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saccular — sac·cu·lar …   English syllables

  • saccular —   a. sac like.    ♦ sacculate, a. having sacs; v.t. enclose in sac.    ♦ saccule,    ♦ sacculus, n. little sac …   Dictionary of difficult words

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