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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s nuanced exploration of the ethical implications of a bifurcated interpretation of time, of time as both stretched (flowing) and punctiform (marked by discreet events), provides strategies for theologians to engage questions that, as she herself notes, Christianity has long avoided but which, I might note, have come to the fore in recent decades: time's reality or unreality (and thus its urgency for Metz); the irreducible importance of contigency; and the desire for presence despite the stalwart resistance of absence (the sacramental theologies of Chauvet and Power).
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Hilum shape changes from long and linear to short relative to the caryopsis length and broad or punctiform within the PACC clade ([ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED], node 15) and then is reversed among some Arundinoids.
24: Hilum: 0 = linear-long, [greater than]1/3 length of grain; 1 = nonlinear, [less than]1/3 length of grain, elliptical or broader to punctiform.