sacculation

sacculate

[sak-yuh-leyt, -lit]
adjective
formed into or having a saccule, sac, or saclike dilation.
Also, sacculated.


Origin:
1865–70; saccul(us) + -ate1

sacculation, noun
multisacculate, adjective
multisacculated, adjective
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sacculate or sacculated (ˈsækjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
 
adj
of, relating to, or possessing a saccule, saccules, or a sacculus
 
sacculated or sacculated
 
adj
 
saccu'lation or sacculated
 
n

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sacculate sac·cu·late (sāk'yə-lāt') or sac·cu·lat·ed (-lā'tĭd) or sac·cu·lar (-lər)
adj.
Formed of or divided into a series of saclike dilations or pouches.

sacculation sac·cu·la·tion (sāk'yə-lā'shən)
n.

  1. A structure formed by a group of sacs.

  2. The formation of a sac or pouch.

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