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Plural of septum.
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1. (Mechanical Engineering) the plural of septum
2. (Biology) the plural of septum
3. (Anatomy) the plural of septum
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(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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In some specimens, small but perfect spheres of brownish granular matter supplied the places of the septa; and I observed the curious process by which they were produced.'s partnership with SEPTA is important in that it links the people converging on Philadelphia with a safe and convenient way of attending Papal Weekend events.
In this process, the sphenoidal sinus intersinus septa must be located and in the latter removed so surgical instruments may reach the sella turcica which in the later stage is also opened with the aid of microsurgical instruments, (Casiano, 2002; S"tokovic' et al.).
paraffin and vaginal band was incised and since the vaginal septum was small, feathering and fanning was done to digitally break down the septa and simultaneously induce straining.
The aim of this study is to compare this modified TSP technique using wafer-thin inner stylet ("mosquito" technique, MOSQ-TSP) with the conventional transseptal puncture technique in patients with challenging septa. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first randomized controlled study comparing these two techniques.
Serial sections were taken to observe any abnormality in the septa. Six m thick sections were done for histological study of interatrial and interventricular septa.
General water testing applications have found the septa (open-top) vials to be a reliable component for providing a clean, inert and leak-proof seal on water sampling vials (40-mL EPA vial).
Reportedly, nearly 800,000 monthly riders visit this SEPTA (South-eastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) transit hub for travelling to-and-from games and other events at the Sports and Entertainment Complex as do commuters residing in South Philadelphia and the suburbs.
But the court did so reluctantly, saying it had no choice because the plaintiff did not present any evidence to rebut SEPTA 's expert witnesses who testified to high rates of recidivism among ex-offenders within three years of release from prison.