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1. septum

noun. (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities.

Synonyms

  • nasal septum

Etymology

  • septum (Latin)

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2. septum

noun. a partition or wall especially in an ovary.

Etymology

  • septum (Latin)

3. nasal

adjective. ['ˈneɪzəl'] of or in or relating to the nose.

Antonyms

  • fat

Etymology

  • nasalis (Latin)

4. nasal

adjective. ['ˈneɪzəl'] sounding as if the nose were pinched.

Synonyms

  • adenoidal
  • high
  • high-pitched

Antonyms

  • black
  • boneless
  • disconnect
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • nasalis (Latin)

5. nasal

noun. ['ˈneɪzəl'] a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed.

Synonyms

  • nasal consonant

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • inferior

Etymology

  • nasalis (Latin)

6. nasal

noun. ['ˈneɪzəl'] an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose.

Synonyms

  • os
  • bone
  • nasal bone
  • os nasale
  • bridge

Antonyms

  • unconstricted
  • short
  • down
  • side

Etymology

  • nasalis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word nasal-septum


1. Noun Phrase
External canal and tympanic membranes are examined, along with the nasal septum.

2.
Noun Phrase
Issues like a crooked nasal septum, allergies or weak, flimsy nostrils can make nose breathing a challenge.

3. Noun Phrase
High concentrations of this lime derivative can produce a hole the nasal septum -- the bone tissue that separates the nostrils.

4. Noun Phrase
The closed method can straighten simple fractures, nasal septum complex fractures deviating less than one half the width of the nasal bridge and deviations that block breathing or mucus drainage.

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