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loculus

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

In ancient tombs, a recess for a sarcophagus or cinerary urn.
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Spiracular discpores each mainly with 5 loculi, in a band between each spiracle and stigmatic cleft, each band narrow near spiracles and broadening slightly nearer margin; also each band extending a short distance medially anterior to each spiracle; with about 30-50 pores in each anterior band and 45-70 in each posterior band; each band with 5-6 pores within area of sclerotization in each cleft with thickened margins.
Half of the sample of fish bones was taken from loculi, half from cubicula burials.
From the surface, which was damaged by construction work for the highway, staircases descend to the tombs' underground levels, where corridors and chambers branch off, their walls perforated by multiple ranges of loculi. Five ranges per wall was typical, and one wall in Tomb B1 bears some preparatory guidelines for cutting further loculi (p.
The cut surface demonstrated multiple loculi ranging in size from 2 to 10 cm, a smooth white internal lining, and mucinous content (Figure 2).
ContrastEnhanced Computed Tomography (CECT) of thorax (Figure 2 and 3) showed a well-defined fluid attenuation lesion containing multiple air loculi and surrounded by collapsed lung parenchyma (5x5.3 cm MAD) in left lower lobe.
The total number of seeds per fruit was then estimated by multiplying the number of seeds in that loculus by the number of loculi per fruit.
Both tombs feature kukhim (or loculi - rectangular niches cut perpendicularly in the wall for primary burials), a burial arrangement that reached Judaea from Alexandria and Palestine's southern coastal region (i.e., Marisa).
We routinely performed thoracoscopic debridement in our patients of empyema, breaking all loculi and short of obtaining a visceral and parietal wall peel.
littoralis generally have a bilocular center and 4-6 outer loculi. In contrast, the pores of I.