nonseptate


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nonseptate

(nŏn-sĕp′tāt) [″ + septum, a partition]
Having no dividing walls.
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Nonseptate hyphae of irregular width were visible and marked by short lateral extensions distributed at right angles along the filaments.
Histologic examination of sections from this area of the lung revealed fungus with broad irregular branching nonseptate hyphae, fungal vascular invasion, vascular thrombosis, and associated hemorrhagic infarction.
Specifically, permanent sections confirmed the presence of broad-branching, nonseptate hyphae with extensive tissue necrosis and ulceration, as seen with invasive disease (figure 2).
The hyphae are broad (5-15 mm diameter), nonseptate, with irregular walls and 90[degrees] branches.
1] He and his colleagues were working with a mutant that, after exposure to radiation, retained the ability to grow (into long, nonseptate, multinucleated filaments) but could no longer divide.