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Definitions of Saccate:

part of speech: adjective

Pouched.

part of speech: adjective

1. Relating to, formed by, or forming a sac; pouched. 2. In bacteriology, of an elongated bag shape, noting the form of liquefaction in a gelatin stab culture; see cut under culture, C, 3.

Usage examples for Saccate:

  • The asci are usually more or less saccate and the sporidia approximate to a globose form. "Fungi: Their Nature and Uses", Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  • The features to be remembered in Perisporiacei, as forming the basis of their classification, are, that the asci are saccate springing from the base of the perithecia, and are soon absorbed. "Fungi: Their Nature and Uses", Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  • The asci in which these sporidia are generated mostly partake of a broadly saccate ovate form. "Fungi: Their Nature and Uses", Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

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