sacculus

NOUN
  1. a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)
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  • The ileum is shorter, there is no sacculus rotundus, and the large intestine has no caecum, none of the characteristic sacculations of the rabbit's colon, and does not loop back to the stomach before the rectum section commences. Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata
  • Because the sacculus is buried deep within the ear, Todd and his colleagues could not measure its reaction to sound directly.
  • The inner ear, which contains the sense organs, consists of a membranous bag, the chief parts of which are the utriculus, the sacculus, the lagena, and the three semicircular canals. Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 Containing Sixteen Experimental Investigations from the Harvard Psychological Laboratory.
  • The cavity of this membranous labyrinth is filled with a fluid, the endolymph; and within the utriculus, sacculus and lagena are masses of inorganic matter called the otoliths. Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 Containing Sixteen Experimental Investigations from the Harvard Psychological Laboratory.
  • The ear sac, of which the chief divisions are the utriculus and the sacculus, with which the canals communicate, is not shown well in this drawing. The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior
  • The utriculus and sacculus are in wide-open communication with each other and have almost become one. The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior
  • This was accomplished by the evolution of a sacculus surrounding the cell.
  • The neuromasts in the sacculus are apparently oriented oppositely from those in the utriculus.
  • Sacculus formation is common, but rupture of a sacculus is very rare.
  • Ultrasonography is used for the diagnosis and follow-up of the progression of the uterine sacculus until its disappearance.
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