unilocular

[ yoo-nuh-lok-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌyu nəˈlɒk yə lər /
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adjective Biology.

having or consisting of only one loculus, chamber, or cell.

Nearby words

  1. uniliteral,
  2. unillusioned,
  3. unilobar,
  4. unilobed,
  5. unilocal,
  6. unilocular cyst,
  7. unilocular joint,
  8. unimaginable,
  9. unimaginative,
  10. unimagined

Origin of unilocular

First recorded in 1745–55; uni- + locular

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British Dictionary definitions for unilocular

unilocular

/ (ˌjuːnɪˈlɒkjʊlə) /

adjective

(esp of a plant ovary or anther) having or consisting of a single chamber or cavity
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Medicine definitions for unilocular

unilocular

[ yōō′nə-lŏkyə-lər ]

adj.

Having a single compartment or cavity; monolocular.

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