punctation

[ puhngk-tey-shuh n ]
/ pʌŋkˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun

punctate condition or marking.
one of the marks or depressions.

Nearby words

  1. punctate hemorrhage,
  2. punctate hyalosis,
  3. punctate keratitis,
  4. punctate keratoderma,
  5. punctatim,
  6. punctiform,
  7. punctilio,
  8. punctilious,
  9. punctual,
  10. punctuality

Origin of punctation

1610–20; < Medieval Latin pūnctātiōn-, stem of pūnctātiō, equivalent to pūnctāt(us) (past participle of pūnctāre to mark with points; see point) + -iōn- -ion

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