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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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Relatively few reports have illustrated morphologically either spontaneous or surgical closure of membranous ventricular septal defect (VSD) (1-10).
Septal defects are the most common heart problems and many times go unnoticed.
The use of scrotal septal neurovascular pedicle island skin flap in one-stage repair of hypospadias.
Although the exact incidence of catecholamine induced LVOT obstruction after mitral valve repair has not yet been reported, these effects could be worsened when anatomical abnormalities, such as degenerative changes on the anterior cusp of the mitral valve and basal septal hypertrophy, are combined (2).
We found that a common genetic variation near a gene called Msx1 was strongly associated with the risk of a particular type of congenital heart disease called atrial septal defect, or hole in the heart.
The aim of our study is to reveal the spontaneous, rare evolution toward healing of a ventricular septal rupture, acquired after a myocardial infarction.
In addition, the research provides a suggestion why a frequently used therapy, alcohol septal ablation, is an effective treatment for symptomatic patients who remain symptomatic despite optimal medical treatment," he added.
Only one case--a transposition of the great arteries without a ventricular septal defect--could not be displayed with live 3-D imaging.
This is diagnostic of an atrial septal aneurysm (ASA).
Total worldwide cardiac septal repair implant sales for the quarter were $5.
Septal dyskinesia was quantified by measuring short-axis systolic eccentricity of the LV.