septal

[sep-tl]

adjective Biology.

of or relating to a septum.

Nearby words

  1. sept-,
  2. sept-îles,
  3. sept.,
  4. septa,
  5. septage,
  6. septangle,
  7. septarium,
  8. septate,
  9. septate uterus,
  10. septavalent

Origin of septal

First recorded in 1830–40; sept(um) + -al1

Related formspre·sep·tal, adjectivesu·per·sep·tal, adjectivetrans·sep·tal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for preseptal

septal

adjective

of or relating to a septum
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Medicine definitions for preseptal

septal

[sĕptəl]

adj.

Of or relating to a septum or septa.

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