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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.
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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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Medical definitions for unilocular

unilocular
[ yōō′nə-lŏkyə-lər ]

adj.
Having a single compartment or cavity; monolocular.
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