Locule



[lok-yool] /ˈlɒk yul/

noun, Biology.
1.
a small compartment or chamber, as the pollen-containing cavity within an anther.
/ˈlɒkjuːl/
noun (pl) locules, loculi (ˈlɒkjʊˌlaɪ)
1.
(botany) any of the chambers of an ovary or anther
2.
(biology) any small cavity or chamber

locule loc·ule (lŏk’yōōl) or loc·u·lus (-yə-ləs)
n.
A small cavity or compartment within an organ or a part of an animal.
locule
(lŏk’yl)
A small cavity or compartment within an organ or part of an animal or plant, as any of the cavities within a plant ovary in which the ovules develop.

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