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) or sac·cu·lus (-yə-ləs)
n. pl. sac·cules or sac·cu·li (sāk’yə-lī’)

A small sac.

The smaller of two membranous sacs in the vestibule of the inner ear.

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