utriculus

noun

utric·​u·​lus yu̇-ˈtri-kyə-ləs How to pronounce utriculus (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Latin, small bag

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of utriculus was in 1847

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Cite this Entry

“Utriculus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/utriculus. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

utriculus

noun
utric·​u·​lus yu̇-ˈtrik-yə-ləs How to pronounce utriculus (audio)
plural utriculi -ˌlī How to pronounce utriculus (audio)
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