Meaning of dissepiment

dis•sep•i•ment

Pronunciation: (di-sep'u-munt), [key]
— n.
  1. a partition or septum in a tissue.
  2. one of the partitions formed within ovaries and fruits by the coherence of the sides of the constituent carpels.
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