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unilocular

Syllabification: u·ni·loc·u·lar
Pronunciation: /ˌyo͞onəˈläkyələr
 
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Definition of unilocular in English:

adjective

Botany & Zoology
Having, consisting of, or characterized by only one loculus or cavity; single-chambered.
Example sentences
  • A cystic structure detected on ultrasound that is unilateral, unilocular, without a septum or ascites, and less than 5 cm can be followed conservatively with serial sonography.
  • Taxa within the group are variously unilocular or multilocular, spherical, tubular or uniserial, and coiled or uncoiled.
  • Although foraminiferans are known for certain since the earliest Cambrian, their diversity and variability during the Cambrian is limited to a few agglutinated unilocular genera.

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