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bicameral

 [bi-kam´er-al]
having two chambers or cavities.

bi·cam·er·al

(bī-kam'er-ăl),
Having two chambers; denoting especially an abscess divided by a more or less complete septum.
[bi- + L. camera, chamber]

bicameral

/bi·cam·er·al/ (bi-kam´er-al) having two chambers or cavities.

bicameral

(bī-kăm′ər-əl)
adj.
Medicine Composed of or having two chambers, as an abscess divided by a septum.

bi·cam′er·al·ism n.

bicameral

[bī·kam′ər·əl]
Etymology: L, bis, twice + camera, vaulted chamber
having two chambers.

bi·cam·er·al

(bī-kam'ĕr-ăl)
Having two chambers; denoting especially an abscess divided by a more or less complete septum.
[bi- + L. camera, chamber]

bi·cam·er·al

(bī-kam'ĕr-ăl)
Having two cham-bers; denoting especially an abscess divided by a more or less complete septum.
[bi- + L. camera, chamber]

bicameral

having two chambers or cavities.
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