[ trahy-lok-yuh-ler ]
/ traɪˈlɒk yə lər /
adjective Botany, Zoology.
having three loculi, chambers, or cells.
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Words nearby trilocular
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Example sentences from the Web for trilocular
Trilocular, three-celled, as the pistils or pods in fig. 328-330.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
In the coco-nut, a trilocular and triovular ovary produces a one-celled, one-seeded fruit.
British Dictionary definitions for trilocular
/ (traɪˈlɒkjʊlə) /
(esp of a plant ovary or anther) having or consisting of three chambers or cavities
Word Origin for trilocular
C18: from tri- + Latin loculus compartment (from locus place) + -ar
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Medical definitions for trilocular
[ trī-lŏk′yə-lər ]
Having three cavities or cells.
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