bilocular

[bahy-lok-yuh-ler]
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adjective Biology.

divided into two chambers or containing two compartments internally.

Nearby words

  1. billycock,
  2. billyo,
  3. bilobate,
  4. bilobular,
  5. bilocation,
  6. bilocular joint,
  7. biloculate,
  8. biloxi,
  9. bilsted,
  10. biltong

Also bi·loc·u·late [bahy-lok-yuh-lit, -leyt] /baɪˈlɒk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/.

Origin of bilocular

First recorded in 1775–85; bi-1 + locular

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British Dictionary definitions for bilocular

bilocular

biloculate

adjective

biology divided into two chambers or cavitiessome flowering plants have bilocular ovaries
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Medicine definitions for bilocular

bilocular

[bī-lŏkyə-lər]

adj.

Divided into or containing two chambers.

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