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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)

Example sentences of the word septum


1. Noun, singular or mass
Either a self-piercing ring is placed into the septum and closed or a sharp piercing nail is used to puncture a hole in the septum and then a ring is placed in the hole.

2. Adjective
Nostril piercings heal in two to four months, bridge piercings heal between eight and 10 weeks, while septum piercings may take between six and eight months to heal.

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