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loc·u·lar

(lok'yū-lăr),
Relating to a loculus.

locular

(lŏk′yə-lər) also

loculate

(-lāt′, -lĭt) or

loculated

(-lā′tĭd)
adj.
Having, formed of, or divided into small cavities or compartments.

loc′u·la′tion n.

loc·u·lar

(lok'yū-lăr)
Relating to a loculus.

locular

(lŏk′ū-lăr) [L. loculus, a small space]
Loculated.
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Valves can be simply interpreted as an external extension of the locular envelope and its surrounding tissue.
The locular envelopes are fused near the center of the drupe forming a 3 to 5-rayed star shape in cross section depending on the number of carpels (Fig.
The locular envelope in Allospondias lakonensis consists of two layers: a layer about 5 cells thick consisting of horizontal fibers about 8 [micro]m in diameter, surrounded by a more prominent layer, 0.2-0.3 mm thick, of isodiametric brachysclereids 30-50 [micro] in diameter (Fig.
The plants remained SMV symptomless, and regardless of the stage at which the seeds were harvested, SMV antigen was not detected in either locular position in any of the seedcoat-extracts.
The locular area is ovate, with a median suture, and a thickened separation rim along its basal margin.
The locular area is inflated, fusiform in outline, extending about 80 percent of the fruit length toward the apex, bearing two seeds.
The locular area is obovate, situated centrally between base and apex of fruit, occupying about 1/3 of the fruit length.
Ovary 2 to many locular, with axile placentation, superior, style short, impressed, stigma lobes deeply divided.
Ovary 2 locular, corolla glabrous inside Oligarrheneae 12.
They believed that these membranes are derived from ruptured microspores since in Zea mays cytoplasmic organelles and cytomembranes are always suspended in the locular fluid.
Temporary Packaging of Sensitive Material for Transport through Locular Sap
Likewise, the differing locular maturation in the anthers of the Plumerioideae and Apocynoideae could support paraphyly.