Definitions for utricleˈyu trɪ kəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
u•tri•cleˈyu trɪ kəl(n.)
a small baglike body, as an air-filled cavity in a seaweed.
a thin bladderlike pericarp or seed vessel of a plant.
the larger of two sacs in the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear, adjoining the semicircular canals.
Origin of utricle:
1725–35; < L utriculus, dim. of uter bag; see -cle1
a small pouch into which the semicircular canals open
One of two otolith organs located in the vertebrate inner ear (the other being the saccule).
The prostatic utricle .
A dry fruit similar to an achene, found in the beet and dock plants.
a little sac or vesicle, as the air cell of fucus, or seaweed
a microscopic cell in the structure of an egg, animal, or plant
a small, thin-walled, one-seeded fruit, as of goosefoot