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loculus Syllabification: loc·u·lus
Pronunciation: /ˈläkyələs/

Definition of loculus in English:

noun (plural loculi-ˌlī-ˌlē)

Another term for locule.
Example sentences
  • 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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