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mul·ti·loc·u·lar

 (mŭl′tĭ-lŏk′yə-lər)
adj.
Having or consisting of many small compartments or cavities.

multilocular

(ˌmʌltɪˈlɒkjʊlə) or

multiloculate

adj
(Biology) biology having or comprising several small cavities or compartments
Translations

mul·ti·loc·u·lar

a. multilocular. V.: multicellular
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An MRI scan of the right thigh, however, revealed extensive periosteal and bone marrow edema, multilocular small periosteal-based fluid-collections throughout the femoral shaft, and extensive edematous changes in the soft tissues of the thigh, predominantly in the vastus medialis and biceps femoris muscles (Figure 1).
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