punctum vasculosum punctum vas·cu·lo·sum (vās’kyə-lō’səm)
One of the minute dots seen on a brain section, due to small drops of blood at the cut extremities of arteries.
[puhngk-cher] /ˈpʌŋk tʃər/ noun 1. the act of piercing or perforating, as with a pointed instrument or object. 2. a hole or mark so made. 3. Zoology. a small pointlike depression. verb (used with object), punctured, puncturing. 4. to pierce or perforate, as with a pointed instrument: to puncture leather with an awl. 5. to […]
- Puncture wound
puncture wound n. A wound that is deeper than it is wide, produced by a narrow pointed object.
noun 1. a caltrop, Tribulus terrestris, having spiny fruit that can puncture tires.
[puhn-dit] /ˈpʌn dɪt/ noun 1. a learned person, expert, or authority. 2. a person who makes comments or judgments, especially in an authoritative manner; critic or commentator. 3. . /ˈpʌndɪt/ noun 1. an expert 2. (formerly) a learned person 3. Also called pandit. a Brahman learned in Sanskrit and, esp in Hindu religion, philosophy or […]