Punctiform

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Punctiform Having the form of a point.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • punctiform Like a point or dot; having the character of a point; located in a point.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Punctiform pointed
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. punctum, point + -form,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. punctumpungĕre, punctum, to prick.

Usage

In literature:

The central region contains in its interior the commissural portion, forming a punctiform, rounded mass in each ganglion.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour
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