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Meaning of LOCULUS

Pronunciation:  'lâkyulus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small cavity or space within an organ or in a plant or animal
 

LOCULUS is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: locule
 
 See Also: bodily cavity, cavity, cavum

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Loc"u*lus\, n.; pl. {Loculi}. [L., little place, a
compartment.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) One of the spaces between the septa in the
   Anthozoa.

2. (Bot.) One of the compartments of a several-celled ovary;
   loculament.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An enclosed compartment within an organ e.g. an ovary, an anther.
 

 

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