[ lok-yuh-ler ]
/ ˈlɒk yə lər /
having one or more locules.
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Also loc·u·late [lok-yuh-leyt, -lit]. /ˈlɒk yəˌleɪt, -lɪt/.
Origin of locular
OTHER WORDS FROM locularin·ter·loc·u·lar, adjective
Words nearby locular
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Example sentences from the Web for locular
Locular, relating to the cell or compartment (Loculus) of an ovary, &c.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for locular
loculate (ˈlɒkjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt)
/ (ˈlɒkjʊlə) /
biology divided into compartments by septathe locular ovary of a plant
Derived forms of locularloculation, noun
Word Origin for locular
C19: from New Latin loculāris kept in boxes
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Medical definitions for locular
[ lŏk′yə-lər ]
Divided into or having loculi.
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