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sep·tum

 (sĕp′təm)
n. pl. sep·ta (-tə)
A thin partition or membrane that divides two cavities or soft masses of tissue in an organism: the nasal septum; the atrial septum of the heart.

[New Latin sēptum, from Latin saeptum, partition, from neuter past participle of saepīre, to enclose, from saepēs, fence.]

septum

(ˈsɛptəm)
n, pl -ta (-tə)
1. (Biology) biology anatomy a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
2. (Anatomy) biology anatomy a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
3. (Mechanical Engineering) a dividing partition or membrane between two cavities in a mechanical device
[C18: from Latin saeptum wall, from saepīre to enclose; related to Latin saepēs a fence]

sep•tum

(ˈsɛp təm)

n., pl. -ta (-tə).
a dividing wall, membrane, or the like, in a plant or animal structure; dissepiment.
[1710–20; < New Latin; Latin saeptum enclosure]

sep·tum

(sĕp′təm)
Plural septa
A thin wall or membrane that separates two parts, structures, or individual organisms. The chambers of the heart are separated by septa.

septum

A wall between body cavities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.septum - (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavitiesseptum - (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
partition - (anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism
nasal septum - a partition of bone and cartilage between the nasal cavities
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
2.septum - a partition or wall especially in an ovary
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Translations

septum

n (pl -ta) tabique m; deviated — tabique desviado; interatrial — tabique interauricular; interventricular — tabique interventricular; nasal — tabique nasal
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