from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Divided into or containing a single cavity or compartment.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, zoology, and pathology, having but one loculus, cavity, or compartment; single-chambered; monothalamous, as a foraminifer; uniloculate: as, a unilocular pericarp or anther; a unilocular heart or shell: correlated with bilocular, trilocular, quadrilocular, and multilocular or plurilocular. Also monolocular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Biol.) Having one cell or cavity only.

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  • adjective Having a single loculus or compartment.


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From uni- + locular.


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