punctum

noun
punc·​tum | \ ˈpəŋ(k)-təm How to pronounce punctum (audio) \
plural puncta\ -​tə How to pronounce punctum (audio) \

Medical Definition of punctum

: a small area marked off from a surrounding surface insect bites … may show the central tiny hemorrhagic punctumJournal of the American Medical Association — see lacrimal punctum

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punctum

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“Punctum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/punctum. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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