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dissepiment


dissepiment


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dissepiment  \Dis*sep"i*ment\,  n.  [L.  dissaepimentum  fr 
  dissaepire  dis-  +  saepire  to  hedge  in  inclose.] 
  1.  A  separating  tissue;  a  partition;  a  septum. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  One  of  the  partitions  which  divide  a  compound  ovary 
  into  cells. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  One  of  the  transverse,  calcareous  partitions 
  between  the  radiating  septa  of  a  coral.