Saccular nerve



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

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  • 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) […]

  • Sabbatical

    adjective 1. of or pertaining or appropriate to the Sabbath. 2. (lowercase) of or relating to a sabbatical year. 3. (lowercase) bringing a period of rest. noun 4. (lowercase) sabbatical year. 5. (lowercase) any extended period of leave from one’s customary work, especially for rest, to acquire new skills or training, etc. adjective 1. denoting […]



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