Saccular gland



saccular gland n.
An alveolar gland.

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    saccular nerve n. A branch of the vestibular nerve that innervates the sensory receptor in the wall of the saccule.

  • Sacculate

    adjective 1. formed into or having a saccule, sac, or saclike dilation. adjective 1. of, relating to, or possessing a saccule, saccules, or a sacculus sacculate sac·cu·late (sāk’yə-lāt’) or sac·cu·lat·ed (-lā’tĭd) or sac·cu·lar (-lər) adj. Formed of or divided into a series of saclike dilations or pouches.



  • Sacculation

    adjective 1. formed into or having a saccule, sac, or saclike dilation. adjective 1. of, relating to, or possessing a saccule, saccules, or a sacculus sacculation sac·cu·la·tion (sāk’yə-lā’shən) n. A structure formed by a group of sacs. The formation of a sac or pouch. sacculate sac·cu·late (sāk’yə-lāt’) or sac·cu·lat·ed (-lā’tĭd) or sac·cu·lar (-lər) adj. Formed […]

  • Saccule

    noun 1. Anatomy. the smaller of two sacs in the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear. Compare utricle (def 3). 2. a little sac. noun (pl) -cules, -li (liː) 1. a small sac 2. the smaller of the two parts of the membranous labyrinth of the internal ear Compare utricle (sense 1) saccule sac·cule (sāk’yōōl) […]



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