loculus

noun
loc·u·lus | \ˈlä-kyə-ləs \
plural loculi\ˈlä-kyə-ˌlī, -ˌlē \

Definition of loculus 

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

First Known Use of loculus

1673, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for loculus

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of locus

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loculus

noun
loc·u·lus | \ˈläk-yə-ləs \
plural loculi\-ˌlī also -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 joinedLancet

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