dissepiment

noun
dis·​sep·​i·​ment | \ di-ˈse-pə-mənt How to pronounce dissepiment (audio) \

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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The first known use of dissepiment was circa 1727

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“Dissepiment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dissepiment. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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dissepiment

noun
dis·​sep·​i·​ment | \ dis-ˈep-ə-mənt How to pronounce dissepiment (audio) \

Medical Definition of dissepiment

: a dividing tissue : septum

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