septum pellucidum

[ pə-lōōsĭ-dəm ]

n. pl. septa pel•lu•ci•da (-də)

A thin membrane of nervous tissue that forms the medial wall of the lateral ventricles in the brain.septum lucidum

Nearby words

  1. septuagenary,
  2. septuagesima,
  3. septuagint,
  4. septulum,
  5. septum,
  6. septum penis,
  7. septuple,
  8. septuplet,
  9. septuplicate,
  10. sepulcher


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