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loculus

 [lok´u-lus] (L.)
1. a small space or cavity.
2. a local enlargement of the uterus in some mammals, containing an embryo. adj., adj loc´ular.

loc·u·lus

, pl.

loc·u·li

(lok'yū-lŭs, -lī),
A small cavity or chamber.
[L. dim. of locus, place]

loculus

/loc·u·lus/ (lok´u-lus) pl. lo´culi   [L.]
1. a small space or cavity.
2. an enlargement in the uterus in some mammals, containing an embryo.loc´ular

loculus

[lok′yoo͡ləs]
Etymology: L, little place
a small chamber, pocket, or cavity, such as the interior of a polyp.

loc·u·lus

, pl. loculi (lok'yū-lŭs, -lī)
A small cavity or chamber.
[L. dim. of locus, place]

loculus

pl. loculi [L.]
1. a small space or cavity.
2. a local enlargement of the uterus in some mammals, containing an embryo.
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Spiracular discpores each mainly with 5 loculi (range 4-7), in a more or less single line between each spiracle and stigmatic cleft; with about 4-8 (usually 7 or 8) in each anterior band and 4-10 (usually 8-10) in each posterior band.
Spiracular discpores each mainly with 5 loculi, in a more or less single line between each spiracle and stigmatic cleft; with 7-10 in each anterior band and 8-10 in each posterior band.
Spiracles: width of peritremes 26-30 [micro]m; anterior spiracles each with 9-12 disc-pores anterolaterally to each peritreme; posterior spiracles with 02 disc-pores; number of loculi in each disc-pore highly variable, from 1 to 15 or more.
22), while the limestone slabs that sealed some of the loculi could be painted to resemble festooned doors (e.
Individual loculi could contain more than one body, and as corpses decayed, older burials were displaced or disposed of to accommodate more bodies, an observation underscored by the small number of skulls among the remains.
The cut surface demonstrated multiple loculi ranging in size from 2 to 10 cm, a smooth white internal lining, and mucinous content (Figure 2).