punctum proximum


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punctum

 [pungk´tum] (L.)
a point or small spot.
punctum cae´cum blind spot.
punctum lacrima´le (pl. punc´ta lacrima´lia), an opening of a lacrimal duct on the edge of the eyelid.
punctum prox´imum near point.
punctum remo´tum far point.
punc´ta vasculo´sa minute red spots that mark the cut surface of white matter of the brain.

near point

that point in conjugate focus with the retina when the eye exerts maximal accommodation.
Synonym(s): punctum proximum

punctum proximum

Abbreviation: P.P.
Visual accommodation near-point.
See also: punctum