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punctiform

[puhngk-tuh-fawrm]
adjective
  1. shaped like or of the nature of a point or dot.
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Origin of punctiform

1815–25; < Latin pūnct(um) point + -i- + -form
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punctiform

(pŭngktə-fôrm′)
adj.
  1. Very small but not microscopic.
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