dissepiment


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dissepiment

[də′sep·ə·mənt]
(botany)
A partition which divides a fruit or an ovary into chambers.
(paleontology)
One of the vertically positioned thin plates situated between the septa in extinct corals of the order Rugosa.
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Combining the size, shape, surface features, dissepiment, and the biological association, we can get the conclusion that most of the fossils should not be crystals of the permineralizing agent or migrated through fissure and fracture, but mineralized bacterial cells.
Propora tubulata has distinctive bands, which are expressed in the spacing of tabulae and dissepiments and in periodical thickening of skeletal elements (Pl.