Meaning of septation in English:


Pronunciation /sɛpˈteɪʃ(ə)n/


Anatomy Biology

See septate

‘It is not clear whether capillary invasion stimulates alveolar septation or vice versa, but alveolar septation is always associated with capillary invasion.’
  • ‘A careful search for true septations revealed at least rare septation in all cases.’
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘A 3-month follow-up ultrasound showed enlargement of the right ovary with multiple bilateral cysts with a few septations.’
  • ‘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.’