Definition of saccular in English:

saccular

adjective

Anatomy Biology
  • See saccule

    • ‘Microaneurysms are small saccular pouches, possibly caused by local distension of capillary walls.’
    • ‘The anatomic changes from these diverse causes have been classified by Reid into three categories: cylindrical, varicose, and saccular or cystic.’
    • ‘One patient had numerous saccular structures, which covered the entire right atrium wall.’
    • ‘Rodents are born with the lung in the saccular stage; alveolarization occurs exclusively from Days 4-14 after birth, followed by alveolar wall thinning between Days 14-21.’
    • ‘This is the point at which the tubular esophagus joins the saccular stomach.’

Pronunciation

saccular

/ˈsakjʊlə/