unilocular

unilocular
Having but one compartment or cavity, as in a fat cell. [uni- + L. loculus, compartment]

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uni·loc·u·lar .yü-ni-'läk-yə-lər adj containing a single cavity <a \unilocular blister>

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uni·loc·u·lar (u″nĭ-lokґu-lər) [uni- + locular] having but one cavity or compartment.

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  • unilocular — UNILOCULÁR, Ă, uniloculari, e, adj. (bot.; despre ovare şi fructe) Cu o singură lojă. – Din fr. uniloculaire. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  uniloculár adj. m. locular Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • Unilocular — U ni*loc u*lar, a. [Uni + locular: cf. F. uniloculaire.] (Biol.) Having one cell or cavity only; as, a unilocular capsule or shell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unilocular — Que tiene un solo lugar, cámara o celdilla. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • unilocular — adj. 2 g. Que tem uma só cavidade ou cuja cavidade não tem separações interiores …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • unilocular — [yo͞o΄nə läk′yo͞o lər] adj. having, or made up of, only one loculus, compartment, cell, or chamber …   English World dictionary

  • unilocular cyst — 1. a cyst containing but one cavity. Cf. multilocular c. (def. 1). 2. unilocular hydatid c …   Medical dictionary

  • unilocular hydatid disease — infection with the larval forms (hydatid cysts) of Echinococcus granulosus, characterized by the formation of unilocular single or multiple expanding cysts; as the cysts expand they may give rise to symptoms of space occupying lesions in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • unilocular — adjective Date: 1753 containing a single cavity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unilocular — adj. [L. unus, one; loculus, small place] Having one cell or cavity …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • unilocular — /yooh neuh lok yeuh leuhr/, adj. Biol. having or consisting of only one loculus, chamber, or cell. [1745 55; UNI + LOCULAR] * * * …   Universalium

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