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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.
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punctum(punk'tum) plural.puncta [L.] Point.
punctum caecumBlind spot (1).
Painful points in the course of, or at the exit of, nerves affected by neuralgia.
punctum nasale inferiusRhinion.
punctum proximumAbbreviation: P.P.
Visual accommodation near-point.
punctum remotumAbbreviation: P.R.
Visual accommodation far-point.
The first trace of the embryonic heart.
Minute red areas that mark the cut surface of white central substance of the brain, caused by blood escaping from divided blood vessels.
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