pectiniform septum

noun
pec·​tin·​i·​form septum | \ pek-ˈtin-i-ˌfȯrm- How to pronounce pectiniform septum (audio) \

Medical Definition of pectiniform septum

: a pectinate band of connective tissue extending between the corpora cavernosa of the penis or the clitoris

Learn More about pectiniform septum

Cite this Entry

“Pectiniform septum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pectiniform%20septum. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

Comments on pectiniform septum

What made you want to look up pectiniform septum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!