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septum (n.)

"partition between the nostrils," 1690s, Modern Latin, from Latin saeptum "a fence, enclosure, partition," from neuter past participle of saepire "to hedge in," from saepes "hedge, fence." Related: Septal.

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Definitions of septum

septum (n.)
(anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities;
septum (n.)
a partition or wall especially in an ovary;
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