sacciform

Pouched; sac-shaped. SYN: saccular, sacculated. [L. saccus, sack, + forma, form]

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sac·ci·form 'sak-(s)ə-.fȯrm adj SACCULAR <\sacciform lesions>

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sac·ci·form (sakґsĭ-form) [saccus + form] saccular.

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  • Sacciform — Sac ci*form, a. [L. saccus a sack + form.] (Biol.) Having the general form of a sac. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sacciform — adjective Resembling a pouch …   Wiktionary

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  • sacciform — sac·ci·form …   English syllables

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