punctate

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adjective punc·tate \ˈpəŋk-ˌtāt\

Definition of punctate

  1. 1 :  marked with minute spots or depressions <a punctate leaf>

  2. 2 :  characterized by dots or points <punctate skin lesions>

punctation

play \ˌpəŋk-ˈtā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of punctate

New Latin punctatus, from Latin punctum point — more at point


First Known Use: circa 1760


Medical Dictionary

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punctate

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adjective punc·tate \ˈpəŋ(k)-ˌtāt\

Medical Definition of punctate

  1. :  characterized by dots or points <punctate skin lesions>

punctation

\ˌpəŋ(k)-ˈtā-shən\play noun

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punctate

noun punc·tate

Medical Definition of punctate

  1. :  a punctate structure or area


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