Dictionary.com

septal

[ sep-tl ]
/ ˈsɛp tl /
Save This Word!

adjective Biology.

of or relating to a septum.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!

Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of septal

First recorded in 1830–40; sept(um) + -al1
pre·sep·tal, adjectivesu·per·sep·tal, adjectivetrans·sep·tal, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for septal

septal
/ (ˈsɛptəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a septum
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for septal

septal
[ sĕptəl ]

adj.

Of or relating to a septum or septa.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Hate Typos? Get Grammar Coach