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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities; A partition or wall especially in an ovary.

Usage examples (36)
  • But a drop-pearl hanging to the septum is at least as pretty as the heavy pendants by which some European women lengthen their ears.
  • A tiny pit on each side of the septum is lined with nonfunctioning chemoreceptors.
  • It's the septum, which is the middle of the heart.
  • This partition is termed the septum transversum, and is at first a bulky plate of tissue. for more
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