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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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Es posible reconocer, que ambos terminos presentan una raiz de distinto origen linguistico, Tabique proviene del arabe hispanico tasbik, un termino derivado del arabe clasico tasbik, y Septo proviene del latin Saeptum el cual, a su vez, es la raiz latina original de Septum (Diccionario Vox latin, 1968) (Fig.1).
Septoplasty with removal of a portion of the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid aids in easy passage of the suture through the septum. Without partial bone removal, more anterior cartilaginous placement of the transseptal suture is sometimes necessary.
Hysteroscopy revealed a complete uterine septum extending till external os and a longitudinal vaginal septum as shown in Fig.
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.
Vertical septum or fibrous band of tissue that crosses the lumen of vaginal vault (Root et al., 1995).
Since most cases of ventricular septum dissection in the literature are with inferior infarction, clinicians need to stay alert for this complication in cases of inferior infarction.
Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) demonstrated a large mass within the interatrial septum. After opening of the right atrium (RA), the large retractile sessile mass was successfully excised.
Use of a wafer-thin inner stylet through the conventional transseptal needle to puncture the septum might facilitate TSP.