dissepiment

noun
dis·​sep·​i·​ment | \di-ˈse-pə-mənt \

Definition of dissepiment 

: a dividing tissue : septum

First Known Use of dissepiment

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dissepiment

Latin dissaepimentum partition, from dissaepire to divide, from dis- + saepire to fence in — more at septum

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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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