The thin membranous structure between the two heart atria or the thick muscular structure between the two heart ventricles. [ MESH:A07.541.459 ]

Synonyms: septum of heart cardiac septa heart septa heart septum

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Term information


uberon_slim, pheno_slim

plural term
heart septa

plural term
spiral septa [ XAO:0004141 ]

plural term
cardiac septa

external ontology notes

in GO, septum morphogenesis is part of cardiac chamber morphogenesis; need to add axioms to infer this

has related synonym

spiral septa



taxon notes

'Terrestrial vertebrates have divided hearts in which septae separate the oxygenated and deoxygenated blood within the pulmonary and systemic circulations'