dissepiment

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noun dis·sep·i·ment \di-ˈse-pə-mənt\

Definition of dissepiment

  1. :  a dividing tissue :  septum

Origin and Etymology 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

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noun dis·sep·i·ment \dis-ˈep-ə-mənt\

Medical Definition of dissepiment

  1. :  a dividing tissue :  septum


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