Definition of Septarium

1. n. A flattened concretionary nodule, usually of limestone, intersected within by cracks which are often filled with calcite, barite, or other minerals.



Definition of Septarium

1. Noun. (geology) A flattened concretionary nodule, usually of limestone, intersected within by cracks which are often filled with calcite, barite, or other minerals. ¹

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Definition of Septarium

1. a limestone nodule [n -RIA]

Medical Definition of Septarium

1. Origin: NL, fr. L. Septum, saeptum, an inclosure, a partition, fr. Sepire, saepire, to inclose. A flattened concretionary nodule, usually of limestone, intersected within by cracks which are often filled with calcite, barite, or other minerals. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Septarium

septal defect
septal gingiva
septal lines
septal nuclei
septan
septane
septanes
septangle
septangles
septangular
septanose
septanoses
septapeptide
septaria
septarian
septarium (current term)
septate
septate: divided
septate hymen
septate junction
septate mycelium
septate uterus
septated
septation
septations
septcentenaries
septcentenary
septectomy
september

Literary usage of Septarium

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1. Petrifactions and Their Teachings; Or, A Hand-book to the Gallery of Organic by Gideon Algernon Mantell (1851)
"A polished slab of the septarium. 3.—A cast of one of the shells, in calcareous ... Bracklesham Bay, Sussex, and is part of a septarium abounding in spiral ..."

2. Petrifactions and Their Teachings by Gideon Algernon Mantell (1851)
"A polished slab of the septarium. 3.—A cast of one of the shells, in calcareous ... Bracklesham Bay, Sussex, and is part of a septarium abounding in spiral ..."

3. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1815)
"One specimen of the 0. cylindracea is imbedded in a septarium, the base of the shell reaching to the centre of the mass, and the apex projecting beyond its ..."

4. Quarterly Journal by Geological Society of London (1850)
"septarium with a zone of Cone-in-cone Clay. Fig. 7. ... Spherical body of the septarium. b. Fragment of bone imbedded in the ..."

5. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley (1815)
"One specimen of the 0. cylindracea is imbedded in a septarium, the base of the shell reaching to the centre of the mass, and the apex projecting beyond its ..."

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