Associations to the word «Septum»

Wiktionary

SEPTUM, noun. (anatomy) A wall separating two cavities; a partition; as, the nasal septum.
SEPTUM, noun. (botany) A partition that separates the cells of a fruit.
SEPTUM, noun. (mycology) A partition that separates the cells of a (septated) fungus.
SEPTUM, noun. (zoology) One of the radial calcareous plates of a coral.
SEPTUM, noun. (zoology) One of the transverse partitions dividing the shell of a mollusk, or of a rhizopod, into several chambers.
SEPTUM, noun. (zoology) One of the transverse partitions dividing the body cavity of an annelid.
SEPTUM PELLUCIDUM, noun. (anatomy) A thin triangular vertical membrane separating the anterior horns of the left and right lateral ventricles of the brain. It runs as a sheet from the corpus callosum down to the fornix.

Dictionary definition

SEPTUM, noun. (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities.
SEPTUM, noun. A partition or wall especially in an ovary.

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery