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Meaning of PUNCTUM

Pronunciation:  'pungktum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (anatomy) a point or small area
 

PUNCTUM is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: point

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Punc"tum\, n. [L., a point.]
A point.

{Punctum c[ae]cum}. [L., blind point.] (Anat.) Same as {Blind
   spot}, under {Blind}.

{Punctum proximum}, near point. See under {Point}.

{Punctum remotum}, far point. See under {Point}.

{Punctum vegetationis} [L., point of vegetation] (Bot.), the
   terminal cell of a stem, or of a leaf bud, from which new
   growth originates.

 

 

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