septum

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(anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities

a partition or wall especially in an ovary

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Propora tubulata has the most distinct density bands among heliolitids and, therefore, skeletal elements, such as corallite wall, coenenchymal dissepiments, and septal spines, vary from thin to thick (Table 4).
Just before the Parafusulina solidissima fusulinid Zone (= Bairdia aculeata ostracode Zone) the final disappearance of most of the fasciculate and massive colonial Rugosa, as well as the solitary corals with dissepiments, takes place.