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sacculus

 [sak´u-lus] (pl. sac´culi) (L.)
sacculus laryn´gis a diverticulum extending upward from the front of the ventricle of the larynx.

sac·cule

(sak'yūl),
1. The smaller of the two membranous sacs in the vestibule of the labyrinth, lying in the spheric recess; it is connected with the cochlear duct by a very short tube, the ductus reuniens, and with the utriculus by the beginning of the endolymphatic sac and the utriculosaccularis duct that joins it.
2. The immense bag-shaped structure formed by peptidoglycans as part of the cell wall of certain microorganisms.
[L. sacculus]

sacculus

/sac·cu·lus/ (sak´u-lus) pl. sac´culi   [L.] saccule.

sacculus

[sak′yoo͡ləs] pl. sacculi
a little sac or bag, especially the smaller of the two divisions of the membranous labyrinth of the vestibule, which communicates with the cochlear duct through the ductus reuniens in the inner ear. See also saccule.

sac·cule

(sak'yūl)
1. The smaller of the two membranous sacs in the vestibule of the labyrinth, lying in the spheric recess; connected with the cochlear duct by a very short tube, the ductus reuniens, and with the utriculus by the beginning of the ductus endolymphaticus and the ductus utriculosaccularis that joins it.
2. The immense, bag-shaped structure formed by peptidoglycans as part of the cell wall of certain microorganisms.
Synonym(s): sacculus [TA] .
[L. sacculus]

sacculus

pl. sacculi [L.] a saccule.

sacculus laryngis
the lateral ventricle of the larynx, especially when of large size; its entrance in most species lies between the vocal and the vestibular folds. In pigs the ventricle lies between the two parts of the vocal ligament and there is no sac in the cat nor in ruminants.
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Sacculi Sa and S1 oblong, distinct; S2 and S3 very small, inconspicuous.