Definition of septation in English:

septation

noun

Anatomy Biology
  • See septate

    • ‘The main feature of alveolarization is the subdivision of the pre-existing voluminous saccules by septation, which leads to smaller units and an increased total surface area.’
    • ‘A careful search for true septations revealed at least rare septation in all cases.’
    • ‘A 3-month follow-up ultrasound showed enlargement of the right ovary with multiple bilateral cysts with a few septations.’
    • ‘It is not clear whether capillary invasion stimulates alveolar septation or vice versa, but alveolar septation is always associated with capillary invasion.’
    • ‘Internal septations, polypoid lesions extending into the lumen and irregular shapes seem to be associated with the malignant variety, although some papillary processes may be seen in mucinous cystadenomas.’

Pronunciation

septation

/sɛpˈteɪʃ(ə)n/