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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sep·tum /ˈsɛptəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sep·tum /ˈsɛptəm/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sep·tum n.; pl. Septa
 1. A wall separating two cavities; a partition; as, the nasal septum.
 2. Bot. A partition that separates the cells of a fruit.
 3. Zool. (a) One of the radial calcareous plates of a coral. (b) One of the transverse partitions dividing the shell of a mollusk, or of a rhizopod, into several chambers. See Illust. under Nautilus. (c) One of the transverse partitions dividing the body cavity of an annelid.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or
      2: a partition or wall especially in an ovary
      [also: septa (pl)]