Medical Dictionary

loculation

noun loc·u·la·tion \ ˌläk-yə-ˈlā-shən \

medical Definition of loculation

1 :the condition of being or the process of becoming loculated
  • a gradual loculation of bony tissue
2 :a group of loculi usually isolated from surrounding structures (as by a fibrous tissue septum)
  • the development of loculations in empyema

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