utriculus

World English Dictionary
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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utriculus u·tric·u·lus (yu-trĭk'yə-ləs)
n. pl. u·tric·u·li (-lī')
An anatomical sac or pouch, especially the one within the inner ear; utricle.

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