Plurilocular
Plurilocular Plu`ri*loc"u*lar, a. [Pluri- + locular.] Having several cells or loculi; specifically (Bot.), having several divisions containing seeds; as, the lemon and the orange are plurilocular fruits. [1913 Webster]

{Plurilocular sporangia} (Bot.), many-celled sporangia, each cell containing a single spore, as in many alg[ae]. [1913 Webster]


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  • plurilocular — PLURILOCULÁR, Ă adj. (despre ovare, fructe) cu mai multe loje (II); multilocular. (< fr. pluriloculaire) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • plurilocular — adj. 2 g. [Botânica] Que tem muitos lóculos …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • plurilocular — |plu̇rə|läkyələ(r) adjective Etymology: French pluriloculaire, from pluri + loculaire (from New Latin loculus) : divided into chambers; especially : divided by longitudinal and transverse septa into many small chambers each producing a single… …   Useful english dictionary

  • plurilocular — adj. [L. plus, more; loculus, little place] With 2 or more loculi or compartments; multilocular …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • plurilocular — adjective multilocular …   Wiktionary

  • plurilocular — SYN: multilocular. * * * plu·ri·loc·u·lar läk yə lər adj divided into chambers: MULTILOCULAR * * * plu·ri·loc·u·lar (ploor″ĭ lokґu lər) multilocular …   Medical dictionary

  • plurilocular — plu|ri|lo|cu|lar Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • plurilocular — plu·ri·loc·u·lar …   English syllables

  • Plurilocular sporangia — Plurilocular Plu ri*loc u*lar, a. [Pluri + locular.] Having several cells or loculi; specifically (Bot.), having several divisions containing seeds; as, the lemon and the orange are plurilocular fruits. [1913 Webster] {Plurilocular sporangia}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • multilocular — Many celled; having many compartments or loculi. SYN: plurilocular. * * * mul·ti·loc·u·lar .məl ti läk yə lər adj having or divided into many small chambers or vesicles <a multilocular cyst> * * * mul·ti·loc·u·lar (mul″te lokґu… …   Medical dictionary

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