noun, plural sep·ta [sep-tuh] /ˈsɛp tə/. Biology.
Origin of septum
Examples from the Web for septa
Contemporary Examples of septa
Septa Mordane (Susan Brown) is a teacher to Sansa and Arya Stark (Maisie Williams).Game of Thrones for Dummies
April 13, 2011
Historical Examples of septa
Often also some other septa are developed, so that each tangential tube seems to be composed of four to six joints or segments.
Their septa are fine, and barely or not at all denticulated.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)
The septa are simple in some species, as in the Nautilus, fig. 13.
The edges of the septa of these are all more or less sinuous and complicated.
(fig. 475) has the whorls visible externally and the septa simple.
noun plural -ta (-tə)
Word Origin for septum
"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.