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unicameral

 [u″nĭ-kam´er-al]
having only one cavity or compartment.

mon·o·loc·u·lar

(mon'ō-lok'yū-lăr),
Having one cavity or chamber.
Synonym(s): unicameral, unicamerate
[mono- + L. loculus, a small place]

unicameral

/uni·cam·er·al/ (u″nĭ-kam´er-al) having only one cavity or compartment.

mon·o·loc·u·lar

(mon'ō-lok'yū-lăr)
Having one cavity or chamber.
Synonym(s): unicameral, unicamerate.
[mono- + L. loculus, a small place]

unicameral

having only one cavity or compartment, e.g. unicameral cyst.
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