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sacculus

[′sak·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
The smaller, lower saclike chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the vertebrate ear.
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After four weeks of treatment a noticeable disorganization can be seen in the sacculus of the Golgi apparatus, as well as the presence of dilated cisternae of the RER and smooth endoplasmatic reticulum (SER), coated vesicles and numerous vacuoles; also seen were altered mitochondria with cristolisis (FIG.
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The space for the utriculus and sacculus is not more than a small connection to the area in which the cochlear duct is located.
elaphoglossumae the sacculus is not prominent, but it is prominent in Neurophyseta; the gnathos is weakly dentate in U.
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"I can't help it if Oasis make my sacculus tremble," he said, leering at Michaela, who promptly made his whole head vibrate with a smart clout from a very big book.
The Manchester University researchers discovered that the sacculus, part of the balance-regulating vestibular system in the inner ear, is tuned to respond to sound frequencies that predominate in music.
A further metaphor for it was a storehouse, a thesaurus, arca, scrinum, sacculus, or cella, which prompts the interesting speculation that the cell which held the hundred tragedies of Chaucer's monk represented his memory store, not his monastery.
In the semicircular canals, the presence of otoconial debris originating from the utriculus and sacculus causes BPPV when the head position is changed quickly and suddenly [2].