from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pouch or pouchlike structure in a plant or an animal, sometimes filled with fluid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A bag or pouch inside a plant or animal that typically contains a fluid.
- v. To sacrifice (a creature).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See sacs.
- n. The privilege formerly enjoyed by the lord of a manor, of holding courts, trying causes, and imposing fines.
- n. See 2d sack.
- n. A cavity, bag, or receptacle, usually containing fluid, and either closed, or opening into another cavity to the exterior; a sack.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, the privilege enjoyed by the lord of a manor of holding courts, trying causes, and imposing fines. Also saccage.
- n. In bot., anat., and zoology, a sack, cyst, bag, bursa, pouch, purse, or receptacle of some kind specified by a qualifying word; a saccule; a saccus.
- n. Synonyms Sac, Saccule, Saccus, Sacculus. The first two are English, the last two Latin and only technically used, chiefly in special phrases. There is no such difference in meaning as the form of the words would imply, some of the largest sacs being called saccules or sacculi, some of the smallest sacs or sacci.
- n. A member of a tribe of Algonkin Indians, allied to the Foxes, who lived near the upper Mississippi previous to the Black Hawk war of 1832. The greater part are now on reservations.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an enclosed space
- n. a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay
- n. a structure resembling a bag in an animal
- n. a case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule
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.
The right pleural sac is shorter, wider, and reaches higher in the neck than the left.
[FN#137] The word sac (leg), when used in the oblique case, as it would necessarily be here, makes saki, i.e. cup-bearer.
The sac is REALLY comfy, but it doesn’t hold its shape the way the Omni does.
An umbilical hernia occurs when a baby's abdominal wall doesn't completely close before birth, causing a small piece of bowel or fat under the skin, often referred to as the sac, to stick out.
There are multiples of bronchioles that conduct air to the acinus, or small sac, which is the lung as we generally think of it.
But animals, with scarcely an exception, and conspicuously all such as are capable of locomotion, are provided with a stomachal sac, which is as it were an internal substitute for the earth.
Inside the sac was a colored fluid, purpose unknown—possibly a nutrient or a lubricant.