from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Botany Having a single compartment in the ovary or fruit, as in a melon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a single loculus or compartment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having one cell or cavity only.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 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 uni- + locular. (Wiktionary)



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