septate

[ sep-teyt ]

adjectiveBiology.
  1. divided by a septum or septa.

Origin of septate

1
First recorded in 1840–50; sept(um) + -ate1

Other words from septate

  • mul·ti·sep·tate, adjective
  • non·sep·tate, adjective
  • pseu·do·mul·ti·sep·tate, adjective
  • sub·sep·tate, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for septate

septate

/ (ˈsɛpteɪt) /


adjective
  1. divided by septa: a septate plant ovary

Origin of septate

1
C19: from New Latin septātus having a septum

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