noun (plural loculi /-ˌlī/ /-ˌlē/)
Another term for locule.
- No vascular tissue was present in the septum, which forms a partition in the pod cavity between the two loculi.
- In early stages, septa in cardinal quadrants fully dilated; septa in cardinal quadrants less dilated, locally separated by moderately wide interseptal loculi.
- Lacking an extensive vacuolization phase, meiocytes of the same tetrads stay together until the anther opens and the loculus reduces and disappears.
Mid 19th century: from Latin, 'compartment', diminutive of locus 'place'.
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