Definition of Septation

1. Noun. The division or partitioning of a cavity into parts by a septum.




Definition of Septation

1. Noun. The division of a cavity by means of a partition ¹

2. Noun. (biology) The development of a septum ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Septation

septangular
septanose
septanoses
septapeptide
septaria
septarian
septarium
septate
septate: divided
septate hymen
septate junction
septate mycelium
septate uterus
septated
septation
septations
septcentenaries
septcentenary
septectomy
september
septembral
septemfluous
septemia
septempartite
septemtrioun
septemvirate
septemvirates
septenaries
septenarii

Literary usage of Septation

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1. Bacteriology: General, Pathological and Intestinal by Arthur Isaac Kendall (1921)
"Septation usually takes place deliberately; that is to say, the septum forms relatively slowly. Diphtheria bacilli and possibly related bacteria divide ..."

2. The Microscope and its revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1891)
"in sulphur with transverse septation developed by treatmen methyl-violet solution. In 8 the formation of cocci and í] seen : 9 shows the result of filaments ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Bacteriology: With Special Reference to Disinfection and by Albert Schneider (1912)
"The average life of one individual (from septation to septation) is perhaps thirty minutes. Under favorable condition the period is much shortened. ..."

4. Bacteriology, General, Pathological and Intestinal by Arthur Isaac Kendall (1916)
"Septation usually takes place deliberately; that is to say, the septum forms ... and the daughter cells spring apart suddenly when septation is completed. ..."

5. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"Microscopic examination of pure cultures showed the rhizobia in various stages of septation, budding, and branching. The organisms are absolutely non-motile ..."

6. Azolla Utilization: Proceedings of the Workshop on Azolla Use, Fuzhou by International Rice Research Institute, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences (1987)
"... septation, A. mexicana. The hatched and plain parts of the histogram indicate that two subtypes may be present; this is not confirmed ..."

7. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"The fact that sporangia originally simple have undergone septation has only been ... The development shows that the septation results from the conversion of ..."

8. Report of the Annual Meeting (1870)
"Test biconcave, helicoid, the terminal portion leaving the spire at an angle ; septation very obscure. /. recta, n. ep. Test crozier-shaped ; earlier ..."

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