It may thus be unilocular or multilocular, one- or many-seeded.
Linnæus has placed them in this last genus, which would include, according to that author, all the multilocular shells.
The peculiar form known as the multilocular echinococcus is probably a mere variety of the exogenous type.
The cysts thus formed may be unilocular or multilocular, and intra-cystic papillary vegetations frequently grow from their walls.
It may have one cell or cavity, being unilocular; or many, multilocular, &c.
Several hypotheses have been broached with the view of explaining the mode in which these multilocular hydatid growths are formed.
Cysts may be simple, unilocular or multilocular, and may attain an enormous size.
This term is applied to the septa, by which the chambers of multilocular and other shells are divided from each other.
multilocular orifices exhibit a bundle of tubes enclosed together.
An enclosure, applied to the thin plate of Crepidula, fig. 239; also to the plates dividing the chambers of multilocular shells.
multilocular mul·ti·loc·u·lar (mŭl'tĭ-lŏk'yə-lər)
Having or consisting of many small compartments or cavities.