[ US /ˈsækˌjuɫ/ ]
  1. a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)
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How To Use saccule In A Sentence

  • In terrestrial vertebrates, otoconia are found in three inner-ear sensors, the saccule, the utricle, and the lagena.
  • With the head erect, the macula in each utricle is oriented horizontally, and in the saccule vertically.
  • Because the saccule itself is sensitive to airborne sound, one expects that there would be a level of acoustic noise in the air sufficient to mask the saccular response to any given seismic stimulus.
  • Frogs that are exceptionally sensitive to seismic stimuli appear to use the saccule of the ear to detect these vibrations, and sandfish lizards that use vibration to locate prey also have a very large saccule.
  • The utricle can thus send signals to the brain representing a combination of fore - aft and lateral motion of the head, whereas the saccule principally conveys information about vertical motion.
  • The main feature of alveolarization is the subdivision of the pre-existing voluminous saccules by septation, which leads to smaller units and an increased total surface area.
  • The receptor organ of posture and equilibrium is a composite one located in the semicircular canals, the utricle, and the saccule of the inner ear.
  • However, continuous secretion of the sebaceous glands and its accumulation resulted in formation of a small sac-like pouch, a saccule, between the inner and outer root sheath of hair follicles.
  • However derived, the presence of a saccule is clear indication of an incompetent valve and, therefore, reversed flow down the vein when upright and exercising.
  • Metal mark rings are respectively sheathed on the inner tube in the inner cavity of the elastic saccule and the upper and the lower ends of the elastic saccule.
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