noun, plural septa
[sep-tuh] /ˈsɛp tə/ (Show IPA). Biology.
a dividing wall, membrane, or the like, in a plant or animal structure; dissepiment.
noun (pl) -ta (-tə)
(biology, anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
a dividing partition or membrane between two cavities in a mechanical device
septum sep·tum (sěp’təm)
n. pl. sep·ta (-tə)
A thin partition or membrane dividing two cavities or soft masses of tissue in an organism.
The septum pellucidum.
A thin wall or membrane that separates two parts or structures in an organism. Septae separate the chambers of the heart and subdivide the hyphae of some fungi.
- Septum pellucidum
septum pellucidum septum pel·lu·ci·dum (pə-lōō’sĭ-dəm) n. pl. septa pel·lu·ci·da (-də) A thin membrane of nervous tissue that forms the medial wall of the lateral ventricles in the brain. Also called septum lucidum.
- Septum penis
septum penis septum pe·nis (pē’nĭs) n. The portion of the tunica albuginea separating the two cavernous bodies of the penis.
adjective 1. sevenfold; consisting of seven parts. verb (used with object), septupled, septupling. 2. to make seven times as great. adjective 1. seven times as much or many; sevenfold 2. consisting of seven parts or members verb 3. (transitive) to multiply by seven
noun 1. any group or combination of seven. 2. one of seven offspring born at one birth. 3. septuplets, seven offspring born at one birth. 4. Music. a group of seven notes of equal value performed in the same amount of time normally taken to perform four or six. noun 1. (music) a group of […]