Definition of saccular in English:

saccular

Pronunciation /ˈsakyələr/ /ˈsækjələr/

adjective

Biology Anatomy

See saccule

  • ‘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.’
  • ‘The anatomic changes from these diverse causes have been classified by Reid into three categories: cylindrical, varicose, and saccular or cystic.’
  • ‘Microaneurysms are small saccular pouches, possibly caused by local distension of capillary walls.’
  • ‘One patient had numerous saccular structures, which covered the entire right atrium wall.’

Pronunciation

saccular

/ˈsakyələr/ /ˈsækjələr/