noun, plural septaria
[sep-tair-ee-uh] /sɛpˈtɛər i ə/ (Show IPA). Geology.
a concretionary nodule or mass, usually of calcium carbonate or of argillaceous carbonate of iron, traversed within by a network of cracks filled with calcite and other minerals.
noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə)
a mass of mineral substance having cracks filled with another mineral, esp calcite
adjective, Biology. 1. divided by a septum or septa. adjective 1. divided by septa: a septate plant ovary septate sep·tate (sěp’tāt’) adj. Divided by a septum or septa.
- Septate uterus
septate uterus n. A uterus that is divided into two cavities by an anteroposterior septum.
adjective, Chemistry. 1. septivalent. adjective, Chemistry. 1. having a valence of seven; heptavalent. adjective 1. (chem) another word for heptavalent adjective 1. (chem) another word for heptavalent
noun, plural septectomies. Surgery. 1. excision of part or all of a septum, especially the nasal septum. septectomy sep·tec·to·my (sěp-těk’tə-mē) n. Excision of a septum or part of a septum.