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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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Intersinus investigation: Out of the total of 45 cadaveric specimens used for this study, 5 were excluded since they were already cut mid-sagittally and hence it was not clear whether they had intersinus septa present or not.
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.
However, if trace levels of VOCs have not been entirely baked out, they can become encapsulated into the Teflon/silicone septa. Each step of the curing and baking process is in place to drive off unwanted VOCs, however, there is a potential for remaining traces of VOCs to be encapsulated against the Teflon after the bonding process.
The SEPTA Transit Police Department participates in a number of initiatives with external agencies.
(10) Nearly three weeks later, a three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals denied the newspapers' request to bar SEPTA temporarily from distributing Metro in areas forbidden to other publications.
SEPTA counters that the papers are just worried about losing ad dollars to Metro, a free tabloid designed for a quick read.
Anatomy of the Conventional Septa Versus the Safe-Septum
The subsequent formation of the atrial septa, the endocardial cushions, and the ventricular septum divides the tube into four chambers.