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locule

(lŏk′yo͞ol) or

loculus

(-yə-ləs)
n. pl. loc·ules or locu·li (-lī′)
A small cavity or compartment within an organ or part of an animal or plant, as any of the cavities within a plant ovary.
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Such apertures occur in a conspicuous basal whorl in some genera (e.g., Antrocaryon, Choerospondias, Poupartia, Sclerocarya) and in these instances, they alternate with the locules and connect directly with the lacunae.
At the free microspore stage, a material with a similar electron density to sporopollenin fills the whole locule and deposits over the pollen grain wall.
For PC5, number of locules contributed high to this principal component and number of branches (0.74) contributed high for PC6.
Phoradendron and Dendrophthora are very similar in their general morphology and the only consistent feature that separates them is the number of anther locules: two in Phoradendron and one in Dendrophthora.
Cultivation of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus spp.) on cotton boll locules. Mush.
There were also matted loops of small bowel in the right upper quadrant with a markedly reduced calibre and locules of free fluid.
Intraoperatively, after a superficial skin incision, as the locules was breached, a lot of air bubbles escaped (Figure-2).
One of the things that makes citrus unique among fruits is its internal structure, comprised of pulp vesicles to hold the fruit's juice, segments identified as "locules," white pith referred to as an "albedo" and a thick peel that protects the fruit against spoilage and physical damage.
The individual locules, seen grossly, are typically between 1 and 3 cm and have thick walls.
These are held within larger containers called locules (one locule is one segment of an orange).
The number of bulging locules in a subsample of 100 randomly selected pods were counted to determine seed per pod.