utriculate

utriculate

[yoo-trik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective Archaic.
having a utricle; utricular; baglike.

Origin:
1855–60; utricul(ar) + -ate1

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utricle or utriculus (ˈjuːtrɪkəl, juːˈtrɪkjʊləs)
 
n , pl utricles, utriculi
1.  anatomy Compare saccule the larger of the two parts of the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear
2.  botany the bladder-like one-seeded indehiscent fruit of certain plants, esp sedges
 
[C18: from Latin ūtriculus diminutive of ūter bag]
 
utriculus or utriculus (ˈjuːtrɪkəl, juːˈtrɪkjʊləs, juːˈtrɪkjʊˌlaɪ)
 
n
 
[C18: from Latin ūtriculus diminutive of ūter bag]
 
u'tricular or utriculus
 
adj
 
u'triculate or utriculus
 
adj

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