[puhngk-teyt] /ˈpʌŋk teɪt/
marked with points or dots; having minute spots or depressions.
having or marked with minute spots, holes, or depressions
“dotted, marked with dots,” 1760, from Modern Latin punctuatus, from Latin punctum “point” (see point). Related: Punctation.
punctate punc·tate (pŭngk’tāt’)
Having tiny spots, points, or depressions.
- Punctate hemorrhage
punctate hemorrhage n. See petechial hemorrhage.
- Punctate hyalosis
punctate hyalosis n. A form of hyalosis characterized by minute opacities in the vitreous humor.
- Punctate keratitis
punctate keratitis n. See precipitate.
- Punctate keratoderma
punctate keratoderma n. An inherited disorder in which horny papules, often with central craters, develop on the palms, soles, and fingers.