punctiform


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Related to punctiform: lobate, pulvinate, umbonate

punctiform

 [pungk´tĭ-form]
like a point.

punc·ti·form

(pŭngk'ti-fōrm),
Very small but not microscopic, having a diameter of less than 1 mm.
[L. punctum, a point, + forma, shape]

punctiform

/punc·ti·form/ (-tĭ-form) like a point.

punctiform

[pungk′tifôrm]
of very small size, as is a bacterial colony in a solid medium.

punc·ti·form

(pŭngk'ti-fōrm)
Very small but not microscopic, having a diameter of less than 1 mm.
[L. punctum, a point, + forma, shape]

punctiform

(of plant structures) similar to a dot, small and round.

punctiform

like a point.
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Slender woody vine, the stem initially thinly sericeous with very short brown strongly appressed hairs, soon (already in first year) glabrescent and developing many large punctiform lenticels.
The form of colony is punctiform and on 2nd to 3rd day spreads on thewhole surface of the plate.
Marr's wide temporal and spatial sweep is picked out in maps that portray a complex punctiform transport landscape so different from more familiar route networks.
In his conclusion, Lacan affirms that the gaze contains the object a, which is where the subject falls and this fall remains unperceived: "In so far as the gaze, qua objecta, may come to symbolize this central lack expressed in the phenomenon of castration, and in so far as it is an object a reduced, of its nature, to a punctiform, evanescent function, it leaves the subject in ignorance as to what there is beyond the appearance" (1994: 77).
lA): pronotum longer than head; with four shallow furrows; lateral angle of pronotal collar poorly developed and brownish; mesonotum light brownish, with submedian sigilla dark brown well-defined and comma-shaped; the lateral sigilla light brown; a transverse, irregular-shaped stripe and two small black punctiform marks, above the cruciform elevation; cruciform elevation not very long, flattened and with the back apites short, rounded and close together (Fig.
Unlike in Kandis, the contours here have almost entirely dissolved: The surface of the image is completely covered in a regular texture of tiny clumps of paint, and the impression of a portrait is created solely by the punctiform application of color--in this case pink, blue, and orange, together with shades of gray--on this compact "paint skin.
There was one lost to follow up in both groups and one withdrawal in placebo group because of punctiform hemorrhage in the brain.
As for the punctiform depressions caused by the pecking, these can be categorised into two groups according to size and depth, which are distributed symmetrically over the carved surface.
From the moment that this gaze appears, the subject tries to adapt himself to it, he becomes that punctiform object, that point of vanishing being with which the subject confuses his own failure.
The morphologies observed ranged from small, white punctiform colonies to irregular-shaped, colored colonies.