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1sac

noun \ˈsak\

: a part inside the body of an animal or plant that is shaped like a bag and that usually contains liquid or air

Full Definition of SAC

:  a pouch within an animal or plant often containing a fluid <a synovial sac>
sac·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Origin of SAC

French, literally, bag, from Latin saccus — more at sack
First Known Use: 1741

Other Biology Terms

autochthonous, fecund, homunculus, phylogeny, substrate

2sac

abbreviation

Definition of SAC

sacrifice

Sac

Definition of SAC

variant of sauk

SAC

abbreviation

Definition of SAC

1
special agent in charge
2
Strategic Air Command
SACS Defined for Kids

sac

noun \ˈsak\

Definition of SAC for Kids

:  a part of a plant or animal resembling a bag and often containing a liquid or air
sac·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective
Medical Dictionary

sac

noun \ˈsak\

Medical Definition of SAC

:  a soft-walled anatomical cavity usually having a narrow opening or none at all and often containing a special fluid <a synovial sac>—see air sac, amniotic sac, dental sac, lacrimal sac
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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