Dis*sep"i*ment (?), n. [L. dissaepimentum, fr. dissaepire; dis- + saepire to hedge in, inclose.]


A separating tissue; a partition; a septum.

2. Bot.

One of the partitions which divide a compound ovary into cells.

3. Zool.

One of the transverse, calcareous partitions between the radiating septa of a coral.


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