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septum Explained

septum at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) septa

septum at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1720, Mod.L., from L. s?iptum "a fence," from neut. pp. of s?ipire "to hedge in," from s?ipes "hedge, fence." ///

septum at Latin => English Of Explained:

NUM seven; (primarily used in compound words);

septum at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "septum":
barrier, brattice, buffer, buffer state, bulkhead, bumper, cloison,
collision mat, cushion, diaphragm, dissepiment, dividing line,
dividing wall, division, fender, interseptum, mat, midriff,
midsection, pad, panel, paries, partition, party wall,
property line, separation, septulum, shock pad, wall

Septum at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Septum \Sep"tum\, n.; pl. {Septa}. [L. septum, saeptum, an
inclosure, hedge, fence, fr. sepire, saepire, to hedge in,
inclose.]
1. A wall separating two cavities; a partition; as, the nasal
septum.

2. (Bot.) A partition that separates the cells of a fruit.

3. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) One of the radial calcareous plates of a coral.
(b) One of the transverse partitions dividing the shell of
a mollusk, or of a rhizopod, into several chambers.
See Illust. under {Nautilus}.
(c) One of the transverse partitions dividing the body
cavity of an annelid.

septum at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

septum
n 1: (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or
cavities
2: a partition or wall especially in an ovary
[also: {septa} (pl)]

septum at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
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Alternative forms

* Inter: l » en|saeptum
  • Inter: l » en|sæptum

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » septum|sēptum|lang=la, alternative form of Inter: term » saeptum||enclosure, hedge, fence|lang=la, from Inter: term » saeptus|lang=la, perfect passive participle of Inter: term » saepio|saepiō|hedge in, enclose|lang=la.

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » pl=septa|pl2=septums


  • Inter: anatom » y A wall separating two cavities; a partition; as, the nasal septum.
    1. 2002, Springhouse, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice, page 1158
    2. : Deviated septum, a shift from the midline that commonly occurs in normal growth, is present in most adults.
    3. Inter: botan » y A partition that separates the cells of a fruit.
    4. Inter: zoolog » y One of the radial calcareous plates of a coral.
    5. Inter: zoolog » y One of the transverse partitions dividing the shell of a mollusk, or of a rhizopod, into several chambers.
    6. Inter: zoolog » y One of the transverse partitions dividing the body cavity of an annelid.

      Related terms

      * nasal septum

  • interventricular septum

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » wall separating two cavities in anatomy
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|septe|m
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|přepážka|f
  • Finnish: väliseinä
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|διάφραγμα|n|tr=diáfragma|sc=Grek

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|setto
    • Maori: Inter: t- » mi|taunga
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|tabique|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m
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    Latin

    Noun

    Inter: la-noun » sēptum|septi|sēptī|n|second
  • Inter: alternative form of » saeptum|lang=la

    Inflection

    Inter: la-decl-2nd-N » sept|sēpt

  • Translation: fa » septum
    Translation: fr » septum
    Translation: io » septum
    Translation: id » septum
    Translation: hu » septum
    Translation: mg » septum
    Translation: nl » septum
    Translation: pl » septum
    Translation: ru » septum
    Translation: fi » septum
    Translation: ta » septum
    Translation: tr » septum
    Translation: vi » septum
    Translation: zh » septum