septum

noun sep·tum \ ˈsep-təm \

Definition of septum

plural septa play \ˈsep-tə\
: a dividing wall or membrane especially between bodily spaces or masses of soft tissue — compare dissepiment

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Origin and Etymology of septum

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


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septum

noun sep·tum \ ˈsep-təm \

medical Definition of septum

plural septa play \-tə\
: a dividing wall or membrane especially between bodily spaces or masses of soft tissue: as

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