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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]

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.
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Metanepisternum wide, finely punctate. Metepimera wide-triangular, punctate.
Eyes in the deep epithelial keratitis stage showed basal epithelial cells with peripheral hyperreflectivity in keratitis foci, inflammatory cells in the form of punctate hyperreflectivity, and the hyperreflective areas in the anterior stroma had acquired round focal borders.
After the Box-Cox transformation on pressure pain threshold, z-scores were computed for heat pain tolerance measurements at the arm and knee; pressure pain threshold measures at the medial knee, lateral knee, quadriceps, trapezius, and epicondyle; and punctate pain measurements at the patella and hand.
His fingernails also showed punctate leukonychia; small, blackish linear streaks between hyperpigmented bands; and hyperkeratosis in the hyponychium, which obliterated the distal groove, again predominantly on the right hand (Figure 1, informed consent has been obtained from the patient).
At 1-month follow-up after surgical excision, examination revealed complete resolution of the punctate epithelial erosions to the cornea and a healthy superior tarsal conjunctiva to both eyes.
Caption: Figure 2: Areas of trabecular growth composed of Sertoli cells with ovoid nuclei, punctate nucleoli, and nuclear molding; H&E at 400x.
Regarding superficial punctate keratopathy, neither area nor density significantly differed between the period before and after the switch to Taf/Tim therapy (Figures 6(a) and 6(b)).
Upon physical exam, multiple keratotic, punctate papules are present on the palms and soles, which may appear clear or more opaque.
All variants of porokertaosis, except punctate, are prone to malignant transformation; for example, into Bowen's disease, SCC, and rarely basal cell carcinoma, the risk of which varies from 7.5 to 11.6% (1, 10).
A prospective, controlled clinical study was conducted to evaluate 62 consecutively enrolled patients that were admitted to the Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital between July 2013 and September 2014 with suspected viral conjunctivitis (who had at least one of the following complaints and findings: hyperemia, lacrimation, foreign body sensation, discharge, burning, follicular conjunctivitis, conjunctival hemorrhages, membrane formation, eyelid swelling, or conjunctival hemorrhages) or keratoconjunctivitis (those who had punctate corneal defects or subepithelial infiltrates in addition to viral conjunctivitis findings).
Moreover, Podagricomela with widely placed antennal sockets, closed procoxal cavities, and regularly punctate striate elytra is morphologically unrelated to Hemipyxis having closely placed antennal sockets, open procoxal cavities, and confused, fine elytral punctation.
The most prominent cytological feature of TVT is the presence of distinct, clear, cytoplasmic vacuoles often referred to as punctate vacuoles with a delineated outline (Fig.