Dissepiment

Dis*sep"i*ment

(?), n. [L. dissaepimentum, fr. dissaepire; dis- + saepire to hedge in, inclose.] 1. A separating tissue; a partition; a septum.
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2. (Bot.) One of the partitions which divide a compound ovary into cells.
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3. (Zol.) One of the transverse, calcareous partitions between the radiating septa of a coral.
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