Ampullaceous
Ampullaceous Am`pul*la"ceous, a. [L. ampullaceus, fr. ampulla.] Like a bottle or inflated bladder; bottle-shaped; swelling. --Kirby. [1913 Webster]

{Ampullaceous sac} (Zo["o]l.), one of the peculiar cavities in the tissues of sponges, containing the zooidal cells. [1913 Webster]


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  • ampullaceous — [am΄pə lā′shəs] adj. [L ampullaceus] shaped like an ampulla or a bladder …   English World dictionary

  • ampullaceous — /am peuh lay sheuhs/, adj. like an ampulla; bottle shaped. Also, ampullar /am pul euhr, pool /, ampullary /am pul euh ree, pool , am peuh ler ee/. [1770 80; < L ampullaceus. See AMPULLA, ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ampullaceous — adjective Shaped like a swollen bottle …   Wiktionary

  • ampullaceous — am·pul·la·ceous …   English syllables

  • ampullaceous — | ̷ ̷pə|lāshəs, ˌpu̇ , ˌpə adjective Etymology: Latin ampullaceus, from ampulla + aceus aceous : resembling an ampulla : shaped like a flask or bladder …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ampullaceous sac — Ampullaceous Am pul*la ceous, a. [L. ampullaceus, fr. ampulla.] Like a bottle or inflated bladder; bottle shaped; swelling. Kirby. [1913 Webster] {Ampullaceous sac} (Zo[ o]l.), one of the peculiar cavities in the tissues of sponges, containing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • am|pul|la|ry — «am PUHL uhr ee», adjective. = ampullaceous. (Cf. ↑ampullaceous) …   Useful english dictionary

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