hemiseptum


hemiseptum
n.; pl. hemisepta [Gr. hemisys, half; L. septum, wall]
(BRYOZOA: Stenolaemata)
Shelf-like projections into zooid living chambers; usually on proximal walls, but also in pairs on proximal and distal walls which differ in morphology; see hemiphragms.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • hemiseptum — A lateral half of any septum. * * * hemi·sep·tum (hem″e sepґtəm) either half of a septum, especially the lamina of the septum pellucidum of the brain …   Medical dictionary

  • hemiseptum cerebri — the lateral half of the septum pellucidum of the brain …   Medical dictionary

  • proximal hemiseptum — (BRYOZOA: Stenolaemata) A hemiseptum projecting from the proximal zooid wall …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • superior hemiseptum — see proximal hemiseptum …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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