Loculate



[lok-yuh-ler] /ˈlɒk yə lər/

adjective, Biology.
1.
having one or more locules.
/ˈlɒkjʊlə/
adjective
1.
(biology) divided into compartments by septa: the locular ovary of a plant

loculate loc·u·late (lŏk’yə-lāt’)
adj.
Having or containing numerous loculi.

locular loc·u·lar (lŏk’yə-lər)
adj.
Divided into or having loculi.

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