sacculus

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noun sac·cu·lus \ ˈsa-kyə-ləs \

Definition of sacculus

plural sacculi play \ˈsa-kyə-ˌlī, -ˌlē\

Origin and Etymology of sacculus

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

sacculus

play
noun sac·cu·lus \ ˈsak-yə-ləs \

medical Definition of sacculus

plural sacculi play \-ˌlī, -ˌlē\

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