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loc•u•lus



Pronunciation: (lok'yu-lus), [key]
n.,
pl. -liPronunciation: (-lī", -lē"). [key]

1. Biol.locule.
2. Eccles.a compartment in an altar, in which relics are kept.
3. a recess in an ancient catacomb or tomb, where a body or cinerary urn was placed.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

loculicidallocum tenens
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