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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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Lutembacher Syndrome (LS) is a rare cardiac clinical entity comprising of an unusual combination of atrial septal defect (ASD) and acquired Mitral valve stenosis (usually of the rheumatic nature).
62% (n=37) in group-B were females, comparison of the efficacy of intranasal splints in the prevention of nasal adhesion following septal surgery was recorded as 86.
Mohammad Kashif Shaikh said that most children with uncomplicated Atrial Septal Defects (ASD) are followed up by their primary care provider and receive follow-up with a pediatric cardiologist every year or every other year.
Crochetage" (notch) on R wave in inferior limb leads: a new independent electrocardiographic sign of atrial septal defect.
Conclusion: Early closure of doubly committed subarterial ventricular septal defect with appropriate management of aortic valve disease can halt the process of disease progression.
A ventricular septal deformity (VSD) is characterized as an opening or hole in the interventricular septum.
We are reporting a rare variant of this syndrome having a complex congenital cardiac disease, including tricuspid atresia, pulmonary stenosis, and atrial septal aneurysm in association with the usual ASD, VSD, and the structural skeletal defects along with an unusual presentation of stroke.
Differential diagnosis includes sinus of Valsalva aneurysm, muscular ventricular septum aneurysm, membranous ventricular septal defect.
Keywords: Crepitation; epistaxis; nasal; nasal bone fracture; plain X-ray; septal hematoma; trauma.
It makes easier for surgeons to see the tissue planes and it offers better way to treat isolated septal spur.
Septal curvature and cavity contours were evaluated in the long axis view at the end-diastole.