multilocular


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multilocular

 [mul″tĭ-lok´u-ler]
having many compartments.

mul·ti·loc·u·lar

(mŭl'tē-lok'yū-lăr),
Many-celled; having many compartments or loculi.
Synonym(s): plurilocular

multilocular

(mŭl′tĭ-lŏk′yə-lər)
adj.
Having or consisting of many small compartments or cavities.

mul·ti·loc·u·lar

(mŭl'tē-lok'yū-lăr)
Many-celled; having many compartments or loculi.

mul·ti·loc·u·lar

(mŭl'tē-lok'yū-lăr)
Many-celled; having many compartments or loculi.
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Based on X-ray images, KCOTs are categorized into four types: a) unilocular, which is the most common and accounts for 48.8% of tumors; b) multilobular, which includes many lobules that are not completely separated by the bony septum and accounts for 22.0% of tumors; c) scalloped, in which the mandible is eroded by the KCOT, producing a scallop-edged image containing many crenate shapes and which accounts for 20.7% of tumors, and d) multilocular, which accounts for 8.5% of tumors (4).
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