gutta-percha point n.
A cone of a gutta percha compound used for filling root canals in conjunction with a cement, paste, or plastic.
guttat. abbr. Latin guttatim (drop by drop) Latin guttatim (drop by drop)
[guht-eyt] /ˈgʌt eɪt/ adjective, Biology. 1. resembling a drop; having droplike markings. /ˈɡʌteɪt/ adjective (biology) 1. (esp of plants) covered with small drops or droplike markings, esp oil glands 2. resembling a drop or drops guttate gut·tate (gŭt’āt’) or gut·tat·ed (-ā’tĭd) adj.
[guh-tey-tuh m, -tah-] /gəˈteɪ təm, -ˌtɑ-/ adverb 1. (in prescriptions) drop by drop.
[guh-tey-shuh n] /gʌˈteɪ ʃən/ noun, Botany. 1. a process in which water in liquid form is given off by plants. guttation (gə-tā’shən) The exudation of water from leaves as a result of root pressure. Compare transpiration.