Skip to Content

sac

Pronunciation: sak

Definition:

  1. A pouch or bursa.
  2. An encysted abscess at the root of a tooth.
  3. The capsule of a tumor, or envelope of a cyst.

Synonym(s): saccus

[L. saccus, a bag]

See Also: sacculus

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide