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locular or loculate (ˈlɒkjʊlə, ˈlɒkjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt)
biology divided into compartments by septa: the locular ovary of a plant
[C19: from New Latin loculāris kept in boxes]
loculate or loculate
[C19: from New Latin loculāris kept in boxes]
locu'lation or loculate

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loculation loc·u·la·tion (lŏk'yə-lā'shən)
The process that results in the formation of a loculus or of loculi.

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