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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 septum pellucidum is a single leaflet formed embryologically by fusion of two laminae and serves to separate the lateral ventricles.
The interventricular septum has two morphological components: the muscular and membranous portion.
Univariate analysis of variance revealed that continuity of septa between corallites, septa cycle, number of teeth per septum, number of septa, septa space, free septa, and distances between centers of calcification were the characters that showed statistically significant differences between species.
Through the micro-fenestration of vaginal septum, a pediatric Foleys were inserted between cervix above and vaginal septum below and bulb distended with NS.
Pastorek's method deals effectively with lower part of caudal septum but fails to address the top two thirds.
5) in this study we had taken 5 questions of the 20 that best suited the symptoms of deviated nasal septum.
Interatrial septum, which is formed from septum primum, was not completely closed and had small perforations in it.
Physicians at the hospital said that attention deficit disorder is one of the most commonly associated symptoms of nasal septum deviation.
Physicians at the University Hospital Sharjah said that Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is one of the most common of the associated symptoms of nasal septum deviation.
Parasternal short axis TTE image at the level of papillary muscle shows hypertrophic myocardial segments except for septum
The reason for obstruction in 70% of cases is related to nasal septum deviation (DNS).
Over time, I also used a monopolar loop and a bipolar microtip instrument (Versapoint bipolar spring tip electrode, Ethicon Gynecare) to transect the uterine septum.