Dissepiment Definition

dĭ-sĕpə-mənt
noun
A separating membrane or partition, as that between adjacent carpels of a compound ovary.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Dissepiment

Noun

Singular:
dissepiment
Plural:
dissepiments

Origin of Dissepiment

  • Latin dissaepīmentum partition from dissaepīre to divide dis- dis- saepīre hedge off (from saepēs hedge)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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