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Septum

Definition
noun, plural: septa
Any structure that serves as a dividing partition or a wall in between, such as between two tissues or between two cavities
Supplement
Word origin: Latin saeptum (wall)
Variant(s):

  • saeptum

Synonym(s):

  • dissepiment
  • Related term(s):

    • Septum pellucidum
    • Nasal septum
    • Heart septum
    • Septum primum
    • Comblike septum


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