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loculation

Pronunciation: lok'yu-la'shun

Definition:

  1. A loculate region in an organ or tissue, or a loculate structure formed between surfaces of organs, mucous or serous membranes, and so on.
  2. The process that results in the formation of a loculus or loculi.

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