sacculation
noun see sacculated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sacculation — See saccular. * * * …   Universalium

  • sacculation — noun a) the quality or state of being sacculated b) the process of becoming sacculated …   Wiktionary

  • sacculation — 1. A structure formed by a group of sacs. 2. The formation of a sac or pouch. s. of colon SYN: haustra of colon, under haustrum. * * * sac·cu·la·tion .sak yə lā shən n 1) the quality or state of being sacculated 2) the proce …   Medical dictionary

  • sacculation — n. formation of saccules, formation of small baglike structures …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sacculation — sac·cu·la·tion …   English syllables

  • sacculation — ˌsakyəˈlāshən noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin sacculus + English ation 1. : the quality or state of being sacculated 2. : the process of developing or segmenting into sacculate structures …   Useful english dictionary

  • sacculate — sacculation, n. /sak yeuh layt , lit/, adj. formed into or having a saccule, sac, or saclike dilation. Also, sacculated. [1865 70; SACCUL(US) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • haustrum — One of a series of saccules or pouches, so called because of a fancied resemblance to the buckets on a water wheel. [L. a machine for drawing water, fr. haurio, pp. haustus, to draw up, drink up] haustra coli [TA] SYN: haustra of colon. haustra… …   Medical dictionary

  • sacculated — also sacculate adjective Date: circa 1836 having or formed of a series of saccular expansions • sacculation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Colon (anatomy) — For other uses, see Colon. Colon (anatomy) Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for liver, stomach, and large intestine. Gray s …   Wikipedia

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