septum

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a thin partition or dividing membrane such as the tissue separating the nostrils or the internal dividing walls in the spores of some fungi

Electronics

  • A partition or membrane which divides two cavities. For instance, that which partitions a waveguide. Its plural form is septa.

Medical

  • noun a wall between two parts of an organ, e.g. between two parts of the heart or between the two nostrils in the nose.
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