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unilocular

 [u″nĭ-lok´u-lar]
having only one loculus or compartment; monolocular.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

u·ni·loc·u·lar

(yū'ni-lok'yū-lăr),
Having but one compartment or cavity, as in a fat cell.
[uni- + L. loculus, compartment]
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unilocular

(yo͞o′nə-lŏk′yə-lər)
adj.
Divided into or containing a single cavity or compartment: a unilocular cyst.
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u·ni·loc·u·lar

(yū'ni-lok'yū-lăr)
Having but one compartment or cavity, as in a fat cell.
[uni- + L. loculus, compartment]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

unilocular

(of plant structures) made up of one cavity.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The stone is prolate, obovoid in lateral view with a keel in the plane of bisymmetry and is essentially unilocular although a collapsed second locule is visible in cross section (Fig.
On CT, pseudocysts are usually unilocular round or oval fluid collections surrounded by a wall of variable thickness (Figure 8).
A drainage catheter placement whether by image-guided percutaneous route or surgically is necessary to convert the gastric leakage content to a controlled fistula.7,8 In the present case, because of an isolated unilocular pyogenic liver abscess without a staple line leak, percutaneous drainage catheter placement with antibiotic therapy was sufficient.
In the present study, we found 251 (55.9%) of PAT presented with multilocular type, 182 (40.5%) with unilocular type and 16 (3.5%) with trabecular appearance.
Imaging studies (orthopantomographs) usually show a unilocular radiolucency surrounding the crown of the affected tooth (figure 1), with a well-defined sclerotic border.
It has been observed radiographically that relapsing lesions are unilocular or multilocular; the patient showed a unilocular radiolucent area at four months of the first surgery, coronal to the erupting dental organ 33 [5,11].
About 70% of AOTs were identified as follicular, which is associated with an impacted permanent or supernumerary tooth; radiographic examination showed a well-circumscribed, unilocular radiolucent lesion which is diagnosed earlier in life than extrafollicular type (mean age of 17 years) [6-8].
Radiological examination of orthopantomogram showed the presence of unilocular radiolucencies extending from the last erupted molar to retromolar region (Figure 2).
Radiographically, these lesions are usually an unilocular, well-defined radiolucency, although the lesion occasionally may appear multilocular.
Although, the cyst is unilocular and filled with clear fluid, the malignant cyst cannot be excluded.