HyperDic: saccule

English > 1 sense of the word saccule:
NOUNbodysaccule, sacculusa small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)
saccule > pronunciation
Soundssae'kyuw.l
RhymesBlackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > saccule: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth).
Synonymsacculus
Part ofmembranous labyrinthThe sensory structures of the inner ear including the labyrinthine receptors and the cochlea
BroadersacA structure resembling a bag in an animal
Spanishsáculo
Catalansacul, sàcul
Adjectivessacculated, sacculateformed with or having saclike expansions

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