Definition of locule in English:

locule

noun

  • another term for loculus
    • ‘E. globulus flowers have either four or five locules, and the number of ovules per locule varies.’
    • ‘Other morphological characters, such as the low number of stamens or ovary locules, and the sometimes rather unspecialized nectarial bracts, could also point towards a close relationship between these two genera.’
    • ‘The number of orbicules present on the locule surface is well in excess of the number of pollen grains within the locule.’
    • ‘Parenchyma cells of the pith were packed more closely, especially near to structures such as the locules and vascular bundles.’
    • ‘Percentage fertility was negatively correlated with the number of cell layers that separated the anther locule from the lacuna that formed between the septum and the stomium.’

Pronunciation:

locule

/ˈlɒkjuːl/