Utricle vs Saccule - What's the difference?

utricle | saccule | see also |

Utricle is a see also of saccule.


In anatomy|lang=en terms the difference between utricle and saccule

is that utricle is (anatomy) the prostatic utricle (a small indentation found in the male prostate) while saccule is (anatomy) the smallest chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.

As nouns the difference between utricle and saccule

is that utricle is (anatomy) one of two otolith organs located in the vertebrate inner ear (the other being the saccule) while saccule is (anatomy) the smallest chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

utricle

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (anatomy) One of two otolith organs located in the vertebrate inner ear (the other being the saccule).
  • (anatomy) The prostatic utricle (a small indentation found in the male prostate).
  • (botany) A dry fruit similar to an achene, found in the beet and dock plants.
  • saccule

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (anatomy) The smallest chamber of the membranous labyrinth of the ear.
  • See also

    * utricle ----