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septum

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noun, sep·tum \ˈsep-təm\

Definition of septum

plural septa play \-tə\

  1. :  a dividing wall or membrane especially between bodily spaces or masses of soft tissue — compare dissepiment



Origin of septum

New Latin, from Latin saeptum enclosure, fence, wall, from saepire to fence in, from saepes fence, hedge


First Known Use: 1698


Medical Dictionary

septum

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noun sep·tum \ˈsep-təm\

Medical Definition of septum

plural septa \-tə\play

  1. :  a dividing wall or membrane especially between bodily spaces or masses of soft tissue: asa:  nasal septumb:  crural septum




Learn More about septum

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "septum" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "septum"


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