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loculus

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noun loc·u·lus \ˈlä-kyə-ləs\

Definition of loculus

plural loc·u·liplay \-ˌlī, -ˌlē\

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

loculus

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noun loc·u·lus \ˈläk-yə-ləs\

Medical Definition of loculus

plural loc·u·li \-ˌlī also -ˌlē\play play

  1. :  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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