loculus


loc·u·lus

noun \ˈlä-kyə-ləs\
plural loc·u·li\-ˌlī, -ˌlē\

Definition of LOCULUS

:  a small chamber or cavity especially in a plant or animal body

Origin of LOCULUS

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of locus
First Known Use: 1846

Rhymes with LOCULUS

loc·u·lus

noun \ˈläk-yə-ləs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural loc·u·li \-ˌalso -ˌlē\

Medical Definition of LOCULUS

: a small chamber or cavity especially in a plant or animal body <the medullary cavity was opened up…it was curetted out and the various loculi joined—Lancet>

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