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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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The adult females of this new species of soft scale share character-states with the Eulecaniinae (absence of dorsal tubercles, pocket-like sclerotisations and dorsal tubular ducts; spinose marginal setae, and multilocular disc-pores extending anteriorly onto thorax and head) but the multilocular disc-pores have 7 or fewer loculi, ventral tubular ducts are absent, the legs have an articulatory sclerosis and the claw digitules are broad.
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.
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.
Diagnostic characters of this genus are the two neighbouring groups of testes, and the structure of loculi of the haptor.
Estas curiosas asociaciones ha llevado a Rafel a interpretarlas como estructuras donde se realizarian ciertos cultos relacionados con las mencionadas tumbas tipo loculi, por lo que habria que considerar las necropolis, en su conjunto, como recintos religiosos donde se llevarian a cabo todo tipo de ceremonias y ritos y no solamente como un espacio de enterramiento.
Independientemente del tipo de estructura tumular, en lo que respecta a los elementos internos de las tumbas destacamos la presencia de fosas sencillas o loculi localizadas generalmente en las zonas del litoral y prelitoral catalan, lo que contrasta con la proliferacion preferencial de cistas en las necropolis del Segre-Cinca, del Bajo Aragon-Gandesa y de los Pirineos centrales.
The cut surface demonstrated multiple loculi ranging in size from 2 to 10 cm, a smooth white internal lining, and mucinous content (Figure 2).