puncta

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punc·ta

(pŭngk'tă),
Plural of punctum.
[L.]

punc·ta

(pŭngk'tă)
Plural of punctum.
[L.]

punctum

(punk'tum) plural.puncta [L.] Point.

punctum caecum

Blind spot (1).

puncta dolorosa

Painful points in the course of, or at the exit of, nerves affected by neuralgia.

punctum lacrimale

Lacrimal point.

punctum nasale inferius

Rhinion.

punctum proximum

Abbreviation: P.P.
Visual accommodation near-point.

punctum remotum

Abbreviation: P.R.
Visual accommodation far-point.

punctum saliens

The first trace of the embryonic heart.

puncta vasculosa

Minute red areas that mark the cut surface of white central substance of the brain, caused by blood escaping from divided blood vessels.

puncta

plural form of punctum.

puncta maxima
points on the chest wall where heart sounds are heard best.