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loculus

[′läk·yə·ləs]
(biology)
A small cavity or chamber.

loculus

In ancient tombs, a recess for a sarcophagus or cinerary urn.
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The plants remained SMV symptomless, and regardless of the stage at which the seeds were harvested, SMV antigen was not detected in either locular position in any of the seedcoat-extracts.
The wings are finely striate between the locular area and intramarginal veins.
The locular area is ovate, with a median suture, and a thickened separation rim along its basal margin.
The locular area is inflated, fusiform in outline, extending about 80 percent of the fruit length toward the apex, bearing two seeds.
The locular area is obovate, situated centrally between base and apex of fruit, occupying about 1/3 of the fruit length.
The locular area is elliptical, situated centrally between base and apex of fruit occupying about 1/4 to 1/3 of the fruit length.
The locular area is ellipsoidal with biseriate seeds.
Ovary 2 to many locular, with axile placentation, superior, style short, impressed, stigma lobes deeply divided.
Ovary 1-10 locular, corolla hairy inside or, if glabrous, then ovary 1 locular Styphelieae 6.
They believed that these membranes are derived from ruptured microspores since in Zea mays cytoplasmic organelles and cytomembranes are always suspended in the locular fluid.
Temporary Packaging of Sensitive Material for Transport through Locular Sap
The locular fluid probably contains exocellular enzymes (see Herdt et al.