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punctate

 [pungk´tāt]
spotted; marked with points or punctures.

punc·tate

(pŭngk'tāt),
Marked with points or dots differentiated from the surrounding surface by color, elevation, or texture.
[L. punctum, a point]

punctate

/punc·tate/ (punk´tāt) spotted; marked with points or punctures.

punctate

[pungk′tāt]
Etymology: L, punctum, point
marked with elevated or colored dots or punctures.

punc·tate

(pŭngk'tāt)
Marked with points or dots differentiated from the surrounding surface by color, elevation, or texture.
[L. punctum, a point]

punctate

(of plant structures) dotted or pitted.

punctate (pungk´tāt),

n indicated with dots or points distinguished from the adjacent region by elevation, texture, or color.

punctate

spotted; marked with points or punctures.
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Irritation, pain, stinging, photophobia, blurred vision Angle closure Sudden onset, usually unilateral, eyeball glaucoma tenderness, pain, headache, reduced visual acuity Symptoms Anterior Sudden onset, usually unilateral (sometimes uveitis bilateral in chronic disease), eyeball tenderness, pain, headache, reduced visual acuity, photophobia Keratitis Many forms of keratitis (including bacterial and (corneal viral causes), but usually unilateral, causing inflamma- pain, photophobia and reduced visual acuity tion) Condition Signs Allergic Diffuse conjunctival hyperaemia, chemosis, conjunc- papillae on palpebral conjunctiva, mucous tivitis discharge, eyelid swelling (puffy eyes) Irritant Conjunctival hyperamia, eyelid swelling, diffuse conjunc- punctate corneal and conjunctival staining.
Clypeus almost entirely densely and evenly punctate with only extreme lower margin impunctate.
The scientists analyzed DNA samples collected from 18 families from Scotland, Ireland, Japan and Tunisia who had punctate PPK.
Whereas CLIPPERS has scattered punctate gadolinium enhancement of the pons, Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis features a uniform nongadolinium enhancement that can be found in the upper brainstem, thalamus, and the pons on MRI.
Systemic use at high doses may also produce corneal and conjunctival epithelial toxicity, with conjunctival hyperemia, punctate keratopathy, and corneal epithelial microcysts (4).
Integument: Body surface dull, roughly punctate, and not conspicuously tuberculate; antennal segments I to III densely tuberculate; antennal segments I to IV, legs, and abdominal sterna clothed with short semidecumbent to decumbent silvery bristlelike setae; femora not tuberculate.
When combined with information on spectral sensitivities of individual cones, maps of these punctate islands not only allowed the researchers to recreate the full cone mosaic found in the retina, but also to conclude which cone fed information to which retinal ganglion cell.
The group noted that the most frequent findings in NPSLE are small, punctate, hyperintense T2-weighted focal lesions in subcortical and periventricular white matter, usually in the frontal-parietal region of the brain.
9 mg/mL) did cause an increase in the fraction of cells at the G(2)/M phase of the cell cycle, together with destruction of microtubules and formation of punctate tubulin aggregates in the cells.
Mott presented photomicrographs illustrating multiple punctate hemorrhages throughout the subcortical white matter, corpus callosum, and basal ganglia of a man who died 2 days after being rendered unconscious and buried by a shell exploding in a parapet [4].
Plain films demonstrate a well-defined or lobulated soft-tissue mass, and as many as one-third of cases exhibit punctate calcification.
In HH 18 hearts, a punctate staining pattern for syndecan-2 becomes evident throughout the heart including the ventricle (Fig.