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Definition of "utriculus" [u•tric•u•lus]

  • A sac or pouch. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "utriculus" in a sentence
  • "The utriculus is a warped, irregular bag, whose sections have become unrecognizable."
  • "The larger one is called the utriculus, and has three arched appendages, called the "semi-circular canals" (c, d, e)."
  • "In the male the Müllerian ducts atrophy, but traces of their anterior ends are represented by the appendices testis (hydatids of Morgagni), while their terminal fused portions form the utriculus in the floor of the prostatic portion of the urethra (Fig. 1110, C)."