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unicameral

[yoo-ni-kam-er-uh l]
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adjective
  1. consisting of a single chamber, as a legislative assembly.
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Origin of unicameral

1850–55; uni- + Latin camer(a) chamber + -al1
Related formsu·ni·cam·er·al·ism, nounu·ni·cam·er·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unicameral

unicameral

adjective
  1. of or characterized by a single legislative chamber
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Derived Formsunicameralism, noununicameralist, noununicamerally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unicameral

adj.

1853, from uni- "one" + Late Latin camera "chamber" (see camera).

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unicameral in Medicine

unicameral

(yōō′nĭ-kămər-əl)
adj.
  1. Monolocular.
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