Main definitions of septal in English

: septal1septal2

septal1

adjective

  • 1Anatomy Biology
    Relating to a septum or septa.

    • ‘The pleurocoels do not invade the parapophyses and they lack septal partitions.’
    • ‘He had corrective surgery for the atrioventricular septal defect at 3 years of age.’
    • ‘Known as septal defects, the holes can typically be patched up with surgery.’
    • ‘The endocardial cushions form the lower atrial septum, the upper ventricular septum, the septal leaflet of the tricuspid valve and the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve.’
    • ‘Another unexplored aspect of morphology involves septal microstructure.’
  • 2Archaeology
    (of a stone or slab) separating compartments in a burial chamber.

Pronunciation:

septal

/ˈsɛpt(ə)l/

Main definitions of septal in English

: septal1septal2

septal2

adjective

  • Relating to a sept or clan.

Pronunciation:

septal

/ˈsɛpt(ə)l/