saccule

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sac·cule

noun \ˈsa-(ˌ)kyül\

Definition of SACCULE

:  a little sac; specifically :  the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the ear

Origin of SACCULE

New Latin sacculus, from Latin, diminutive of saccus bag — more at sack
First Known Use: circa 1839

sac·cule

noun \ˈsak-(ˌ)yü(ə)l\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SACCULE

: a little sac; specifically : the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the ear

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