Medical Dictionary

punctum

noun punc·tum \ ˈpəŋ(k)-təm \

medical Definition of punctum

plural puncta play \-tə\
:a small area marked off from a surrounding surface
  • insect bites…may show the central tiny hemorrhagic punctum
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
— see lacrimal punctum

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