septate

[sep-teyt]
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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
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British Dictionary definitions for septate

septate

adjective

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

septate

[sĕptāt′]

adj.

Divided by a septum or septa.
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