noun, plural sep·ta [sep-tuh]. /ˈsɛp tə/. Biology.
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A septum stretching the length of the trunk separates it into two nostrils.Newly recognized tricks help elephants suck up huge amounts of water|Sid Perkins|June 3, 2021|Science News
His piercing azure eyes are complemented by a new addition to his appearance: a septum piercing in his nose.‘Boyhood’ Star Ellar Coltrane: An Astonishing Debut 12 Years in the Making|Kevin Fallon|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The division deepens, the septum divides into two lamellæ, and finally two cells are formed.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
For each myotome there is a single nerve, which enters, as in the case of other fishes, the intermuscular septum.
It is not possible from transverse sections to determine for certain whether the septum spoken of is complete.
By the close of stage K, the septum between the mouth and throat becomes pierced, and the two are placed in communication.
The two Wolffian ducts meet at so acute an angle that their hindermost extremities are only separated by a septum.