Definition of Locule. Meaning of Locule. Synonyms of Locule

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Definition of Locule

Locule
Locule Loc"ule, n. [Cf. F. locule. See Loculus.] (Zo["o]l.) A little hollow; a loculus.

Meaning of Locule from wikipedia

- A locule (plural locules) or loculus (plural loculi) (meaning "little place" in Latin) is a small cavity or compartment within an organ or part of an organism...
- two locules, one locule of a stamen may fail to develop, or alternatively the two locules may merge late in development to give a single locule. Extreme...
- may have distinct locules divided by walls called septa. If a syncarpous gynoecium has a single style and stigma and a single locule in the ovary, it may...
- cases both the septa and the walls of the locules split. Septicidal dehiscence. The septa between the locules of Ledum palustre capsules split as the fruit...
- In the secretory type a layer of tapetal cells remains around the anther locule, while in the plasmodial type the tapetal cell walls dissolve and their...
- Lycium). The number of ovules per locule also varies from a few (two pairs in each locule in Grabowskia, one pair in each locule in Lycium) and very occasionally...
- inflated. Fruits of sedges are sometimes considered achenes although their one-locule ovary is a compound ovary. The fruit of the family Asteraceae is also so...
- (flowering plants), the term locule (or cell) is used to refer to a chamber within the fruit. Depending on the number of locules in the ovary, fruit can be...
- covered by a hard, thick rind with soft flesh inside, and seeds filling each locule. Melons are good examples of this. Also known as citruses, they possess...
- filamentous hyphae into discrete cells in fungi. A partition that separates the locules of a fruit, anther, or sporangium. A coral septum is one of the radial...
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