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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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.
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septum

A wall between body cavities.
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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
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Translations

septum

n (pl -ta) tabique m; deviated — tabique desviado; interatrial — tabique interauricular; interventricular — tabique interventricular; nasal — tabique nasal
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References in periodicals archive ?
Caption: Normal alveolar spaces and thin alveolar septum (black arrows).
Intense congestion in pulmonary veins and inter alveolar septum was observed.
This resulted in lung injury in the model, including more neutrophils within the alveolar and the interstitial areas, and proteinaceous refuse covering the airspaces and alveolar septum. The two-hit model was administered with SQV and MPS once daily for 5 consecutive days 24-h post-LPS.
The most characteristic feature of LIP is an extensive infiltration of the alveolar septum by lymphocytes, macrophages, and plasma cells without atypia, resulting in a widening of the septum (Figure 1, D).
Final pathology report revealed that alveolar collapse, thickening of alveolar septum, and peribronchial hyalinization were observed.
Lung biopsy revealed that lower lobe alveolar spaces were filled with red blood cells or hemosiderin cells, and alveolar septum was wider than normal.
Pores of Kohn are apertures in the alveolar septum, which are circular or oval in shape and allow communications among adjacent alveoli [2].