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septal

[sep-tl] /ˈsɛp tl/
adjective, Biology
1.
of or pertaining to a septum.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; sept(um) + -al1
Related forms
preseptal, adjective
superseptal, adjective
transseptal, adjective
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Examples for septal
  • Positive reinforcement produced by electrical stimulation of septal area and other regions of rat brain.
  • The inferior border is thicker than the posterior, and serves for the attachment of the septal cartilage of the nose.
  • Ventricular septal defect describes one or more holes in the wall that separates the right and left ventricles of the heart.
  • For example, damage to the the lining of the septal cartilage can result in a collection of blood forming inside the nose.
  • These disorders may include nasal polyps, nasal septal deformities, and nasal tumors.
British Dictionary definitions for septal

septal

/ˈsɛptəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a septum
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septal in Medicine

septal sep·tal (sěp'təl)
adj.
Of or relating to a septum or septa.

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