Biol. a separating membrane or partition, as that between adjacent carpels of a compound ovary
Origin of dissepimentClassical Latin dissaepimentum from dis-, from + saepire, to fence in: see septum
Biology A partition dividing a part or organ; a septum.
Origin of dissepimentLatin dissaepīmentum partition from dissaepīre to divide dis- dis- saepīre hedge off ( from saepēs hedge )