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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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