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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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The mycobionts in most lichens are derived from sac fungi (ascomycetes), a group whose tiny spores have saclike structures.
Although we could find no reports of follow-up research, an experiment with the salicylate-free diet remains an inexpensive and harmless attempt at preventing the small saclike growths.
The glands are usually ventrally paired, simple, multicellular, tubular glands that are elongate or saclike (Figs.
Anther--The saclike part of the stamen on seed-producing plants which develops and contains the pollen.
Based on unique segments of genetic material, or DNA, the researchers had cataloged representative strains of all ascomycetous yeasts, a group so named because they reproduce sexually in saclike structures called asci.
The enlarged kidney in Truncatella reclusa and Geomelania is saclike, and may serve to store water.
In the pregnant patient with a sonogram showing a saclike structure within the uterus but lacking definitive evidence of an intrauterine pregnancy, correlation of the sac size with the quantitative hCG level can be of clinical value.
Other skin lesions are: shagreen patches (collagenous patches) which are slightly elevated, yellowish-brown in color and have the texture of an orange peel; wart-like growths in the nailbeds (periungual or subungual fibromas); brown spots (cafe-au-lait spots); and soft, saclike growths (cutaneous nodules).