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uniseptate

[yoo-nuh-sep-teyt] /ˌyu nəˈsɛp teɪt/
adjective
1.
Biology. having only one septum or partition, as a silicle.
Origin of uniseptate
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; uni- + septate
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  • The sporidia are strongly constricted in the centre, at first uniseptate, with two nuclei in each division.

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
British Dictionary definitions for uniseptate

uniseptate

/ˌjuːnɪˈsɛpteɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) having only one partition or septum: a uniseptate fruit
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