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uniseptate

[ yoo-nuh-sep-teyt ]
/ ˌyu nəˈsɛp teɪt /
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adjective
Biology. having only one septum or partition, as a silicle.
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Origin of uniseptate

First recorded in 1865–70; uni- + septate
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How to use uniseptate in a sentence

  • The sporidia are strongly constricted in the centre, at first uniseptate, with two nuclei in each division.

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

British Dictionary definitions for uniseptate

uniseptate
/ (ˌjuːnɪˈsɛpteɪt) /

adjective
biology having only one partition or septuma uniseptate fruit
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