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 (lŏk′yə-lər) also loc·u·late (-lāt′, -lĭt) or loc·u·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
Having, formed of, or divided into small cavities or compartments.

[Latin loculus, diminutive of locus, place + -ar.]

loc′u·la′tion n.
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(ˈlɒkjʊlə) or


(Biology) biology divided into compartments by septa: the locular ovary of a plant.
[C19: from New Latin loculāris kept in boxes]
ˌlocuˈlation n
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(ˈlɒk yə lər)

also loc•u•late

(-ˌleɪt, -lɪt)

having one or more locules.
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Ultrasound has been shown to be useful in diagnosis of breast abscesses, guiding needle placement during aspiration and also enables visualization of multiple abscess loculation and thus useful in needle aspiration of breast abscesses.
Fluid loculation in the right lung with surrounding soft tissue thickening suggests contiguous involvement.
The difference lies in the fact that a pseudocyst has a homogenous fluid density whereas walled-off necrosis describes both fluid and nonfluid heterogeneous components which represent necrotic debris with or without loculation [7].
Diagnostic criteria used for peritubal adhesion on MDCT-HSG was based on presence of one or more findings of convoluted fallopian tube, loculation of contrast, ampullary dilatation, peri-tubal halo effect and vertical fallopian tube.
Lung Therapeutics is advancing pipeline programs focused on fibrosis in and around the lungs: LTI-03 for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and LTI-01 for Pleural Effusion with Loculation.
Ryan, "Loculation of fluid in the posterior choroid in eyes with central serous chorioretinopathy," American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
No additional drugs were administered if the patient complained of possible signs of intrathecal, intravascular, loculation or subdural injections such as severe paresthesia, pain, weakness, numbness or paralysis.
USG shows fluid filled cystic cavities with or without loculation. On CT, the lesion is seen as homogeneous cystic masses with no enhancement after intravenous contrast injection [52].
Mandible Maxilla (n=22) (n=6) Location Anterior-premolar 2 (9%) 2 (40%) Anterior-premolar-molar 2 (9%) 4 (60%) Molar-retromolar 1 (4.5%) - Molar-retromolar-ramus 11 (50%) - Retromolar-ramus 4 (18.5%) - Premolar-molar-retromolar-ramus 1 (4.5%) - Ramus 1 (4.5%) - Loculation Unilocular 9 (41%) 5 (83%) Multilocular 13 (59%) 1 (17%) Cortical Expansion 20 (91%) 6 (100%) Perforation 16 (73%) 5 (83%) Total (n=28) Location 4 6 1 11 4 1 1 Loculation 14 (50%) 14 (50%) Cortical 26 (93%) 21 (75%) Table 2.
Imaging findings in lung entrapment depend on the underlying disease process but often demonstrate complex pleural effusions (eg, nodules, loculation, thickening).
Diagnostic imaging features of tuberculosis radiculomyelitis: Loculation and destruction of the subarachnoid space, loss of contour of the spinal cord, myelomalacia and adhesions (thickening, clumping or matting) of the nerve roots particularly in the lumbar spine are common MRI findings of TBRM.