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septum

1. Biology anatomy a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
2. a dividing partition or membrane between two cavities in a mechanical device

septum

[′sep·təm]
(biology)
A partition or dividing wall between two cavities.
(electromagnetism)
A metal plate placed across a waveguide and attached to the walls by highly conducting joints; the plate usually has one or more windows, or irises, designed to give inductive, capacitive, or resistive characteristics.

septum

1. A low wall or balustrade which divided the nave of the ancient basilican church into a middle section (for the clergy) and two side sections (for the laity).
2. A low wall around a tomb.
3. The enclosure of the Holy Table made by the altar rails in a church.
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The hyphae are quite variable in size with average 15-20 [micro]m in diameter and aseptate, unlike Aspergillus, branching at irregular intervals and at right angles as opposed to acute angles as in Aspergillus.
bulbiferous flagellate subtype b (sub "uniseriate hairs") and aseptate flagellate (sub "filiform hairs").
trinervis is recognized from other medicinal species by its branched aseptate flagellate trichomes that are unique within the whole genus; 2) filiform trichomes with pear-like apical cell are exclusive of B.
We reemphasize that septa may be seen in these fungi, since they are pauciseptate rather than aseptate molds.
Diagnosis of cutaneous zygomycosis is based clinically on the rapidly invasive course of the disease and demonstration of broad, aseptate or sparsely septate hyphae with right angle branching often with angioinvasion on histopathology and direct examination.
The aspirate contained sheets of polymorphs with thick, broad, thin-walled aseptate hyphae (figure 2).
These spaces contain masses of intermingled, aseptate fungal hyphae, up to 6 [micron]m thick, frequently producing vesicle-like bladders (Fig.
The Mucorales are characterized by aseptate (coenocytic) hyaline hyphae, sexual reproduction with the formation of zygospores, and asexual reproduction with nonmotile sporangiospores (21).
Biopsy of the hand lesionmultiple broad aseptate hyphae with granulomatous Infiltrates suggesting mucormycosis.
Capillitium brown prominent well developed in the form of isolated units not much interwoven thick main axis with branches originating from the axis branches tapers at the ends aseptate pores absent main axis up to 17 m thick branches up to 1.
Microbiologic examination on a 10% potassium hydroxide mount identified epithelial cells invaded by broad aseptate hyphae.
High index of suspicion in endemic areas and demonstration of aseptate fungal hyphae on histopathology clinches the diagnosis.