loculus

noun loc·u·lus \ ˈlä-kyə-ləs \

Definition of loculus

plural loculi play \ˈlä-kyə-ˌlī, -ˌlē\
: a small chamber or cavity especially in a plant or animal body

Origin and Etymology of loculus

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of locus


Medical Dictionary

loculus

noun loc·u·lus \ ˈläk-yə-ləs \

medical Definition of loculus

plural loculi \-ˌlī also -ˌlē\
: 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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