proloculum

noun
pro·​loc·​u·​lum | \ prōˈläkyələm \
variants: or proloculus \ -​ləs \
plural prolocula\ -​lə \ or proloculi\ -​əˌlī \

Definition of proloculum

: the initial chamber of a foraminiferan test

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History and Etymology for proloculum

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + loculus

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“Proloculum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proloculum. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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