Definition of septate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsepˌtāt/


Anatomy & Biology
Having or partitioned by a septum or septa.
Example sentences
  • Faint brown septate hyphae and moniliform fungal elements were found in the granuloma.
  • By contrast, the ascomycetes and basidiomycetes are septate; their filaments are partitioned by cellular cross-walls called septa.
  • Microscopically, the fungus produces solitary oval to dumbbell-shaped conidia on short, unbranched conidiophores lateral to septate hyphae.



Pronunciation: /sepˈtāSHən/
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Syllabification: sep·tate

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