unicameral

[ yoo-ni-kam-er-uh l ]
/ ˌyu nɪˈkæm ər əl /
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adjective

consisting of a single chamber, as a legislative assembly.

Nearby words

  1. uniate,
  2. uniates,
  3. uniaxial,
  4. uniaxial joint,
  5. unibrow,
  6. unicameral bone cyst,
  7. unicameral cyst,
  8. unicef,
  9. unicellular,
  10. unicellular gland

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

/ (ˌjuːnɪˈkæmərəl) /

adjective

of or characterized by a single legislative chamber
Derived Formsunicameralism, noununicameralist, noununicamerally, adverb

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Word Origin and History for unicameral

unicameral

adj.

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

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Medicine definitions for unicameral

unicameral

[ yōō′nĭ-kămər-əl ]

adj.

Monolocular.

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