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sac

noun \ ˈsak \

Definition of sac

:a pouch within an animal or plant often containing a fluid
  • a synovial sac

saclike

play \ˈsak-ˌlīk\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sac

French, literally, bag, from Latin saccus — more at sack


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sac

abbreviation

Definition of sac

sacrifice

Sac

Definition of Sac


SAC

abbreviation

Definition of SAC

1 special agent in charge
2 Strategic Air Command

SAC Defined for English Language Learners

sac

noun

Definition of sac for English Language Learners

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


SAC Defined for Kids

sac

noun \ ˈsak \

Definition of sac for Students

:a part of a plant or animal resembling a bag and often containing a liquid or air

saclike

\-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


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