- having or consisting of only one loculus, chamber, or cell.
Origin of unilocular
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It may thus be unilocular or multilocular, one- or many-seeded.
In this case the ovary is unilocular, and the placentas are parietal.
The cysts thus formed may be unilocular or multilocular, and intra-cystic papillary vegetations frequently grow from their walls.
Cysts may be simple, unilocular or multilocular, and may attain an enormous size.
Unilocular, ū-ni-lok′ū-lar, adj. having but one loculus or cavity, as the heart of an amphioxus.
- (esp of a plant ovary or anther) having or consisting of a single chamber or cavity
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- Having a single compartment or cavity; monolocular.
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