Definition of "sac" [sac]

  • A pouch or pouchlike structure in a plant or an animal, sometimes filled with fluid. (noun)
  • A pouch, bag, or pouchlike part in an animal or plant (noun)

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Use "sac" in a sentence
  • "The excess amniotic fluid was then removed from the recipient twin sac, and antibiotics were placed into the uterine cavity to decrease the risk of infection."
  • "I had been walking home through the wilderness that separated my cul-de-sac from the grocery store, it was a walk I had taken hundreds of times over the past five years, when I tripped."
  • "The sac is filled with foam blocks that arrive all packed tight."