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see Sac and FoxSac and Fox,
closely related Native Americans of the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). Sac and Fox culture was of the Eastern Woodlands area with some Plains-area traits (see under Natives, North American).
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sac

[sak]
(biology)
A soft-walled cavity within a plant or animal, often containing a special fluid and usually having a narrow opening or none at all.
(mapping)
Indentation in the contour lines of equal depth showing submarine relief.

sac

a pouch, bag, or pouchlike part in an animal or plant

SAC

1. An early system on the Datatron 200 series.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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William Miller DVM, Medical Director of the Companion Animal Hospital at Cornell says not all scooting dogs have anal sac problems.
Thus, despite the recurved anal sac, Goniocrinus is considered the proper generic assignment because of few primibrachials, arm branching, and brachial shapes.
Other problems can give rise to anal sac disease and the need to scoot, including structural abnormalities of the anal sac, decreased tone of the anal musculature and various other disorders.
Wobbles may have anal sacs that have filled with normal glandular secretions or the sacs may have become infected.
She ticks off other sources of irritation around the rectum that may not be related to impacted anal sacs: Some dogs can have an allergy that manifests around the anus and is not an anal-sac problem at all; still others might have a tumor or polyp in the rectum or anal sac.
If you are concerned that your pet may have an anal sac problem, please consult a veterinarian at the earliest.
Scase: Breed, gender and neutering status of British dogs with anal sac gland carcinoma.
Treatment for anal sac abscesses includes warm water soaks, warm compresses and oral antibiotics.
In extreme cases of anal sac abscess, the swollen, infected gland may be visible underneath the skin and is prone to rupturing.
Some breeds--poodles for example--seem to be more susceptible than others to anal sac problems; middle-aged and old dogs are at greater risk than younger dogs; and obese dogs are more likely to experience the condition than are animals whose proper weight has been maintained.