only a little location or space; a cell; a chamberlet.
In ancient catacombs and tombs of some types, a tiny individual chamber or recess cut in to the rock, the reception of a body or urn.
One of the areas between the septa in Anthozoa.
among the compartments of a several-celled ovary; loculament.
among areas involving the septa in the Anthozoa.
one of several compartments of a several-celled ovary; loculament.
slightly destination or room; a cell; a chamberlet; generally, in bot., anat., and zoology, one of a number of tiny compartments or cells, divided from 1 another by septa, as in the tests of foraminifers; especially, in corals, among the rooms between the septa associated with calcified cup or theca.
In old catacombs and tombs of some types, a small separate chamber or recess, the reception of a body or of an urn, etc. If the human anatomy had been placed in the loculus the opening ended up being shut with a slab of marble, or had been usually accumulated. See cuts under cinerary and columbarium.
In zoology: Same as air-chamber, 4.
a small hole or space within an organ or perhaps in a plant or animal