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dissepiment

noun dis·sep·i·ment \di-ˈse-pə-mənt\

Definition of DISSEPIMENT

:  a dividing tissue :  septum
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Origin of DISSEPIMENT

Latin dissaepimentum partition, from dissaepire to divide, from dis- + saepire to fence in — more at septum
First Known Use: circa 1727
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dissepiment

noun dis·sep·i·ment \dis-ˈep-ə-mənt\

Medical Definition of DISSEPIMENT

:  a dividing tissue :  septum

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