punctum vasculosum

[văs′kyə-lōsəm]

n.

One of the minute dots seen on a brain section, due to small drops of blood at the cut extremities of arteries.

Nearby words

  1. punctuation mark,
  2. punctuationalism,
  3. punctulate,
  4. punctum,
  5. punctum cecum,
  6. puncture,
  7. puncture vine,
  8. puncture weed,
  9. puncture wound,
  10. pundit


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