adjective Biology.

divided by a septum or septa.

Origin of septate

First recorded in 1840–50; sept(um) + -ate1
Related formsmul·ti·sep·tate, adjectivenon·sep·tate, adjectivepseu·do·mul·ti·sep·tate, adjectivesub·sep·tate, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for septate



divided by septaa septate plant ovary

Word Origin for septate

C19: from New Latin septātus having a septum
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Medicine definitions for septate




Divided by a septum or septa.
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