n. pl. punc•ta (-tə)
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In fact we may expect a form reduced to an axis, a few ramenta, a frondose dilatation, and one punctum of reproductive organs.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
There exists no punctum mortuum, no one really dead point in the universe.The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study|Jean-Marie Guyau
Valve as in affinis, but with tumid and excised ventral margin; a punctum is found on the ventral side (not shown in the figure).The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and Vicinity|Charles Sumner Boyer
The only difficulty which may be experienced is in entering the dilator into the punctum, owing to the small size of the latter.
When a spot, tubercle, punctum, &c. is scarcely discoverable.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby