punctate

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punc·tate

 (pŭngk′tāt′) also punc·tat·ed (-tā′tĭd)
adj.
Having tiny spots, points, or depressions.

[From Latin pūnctum, prick mark, from neuter past participle of pungere, to prick; see punctuate.]

punc·ta′tion n.

punctate

(ˈpʌŋkteɪt) or

punctated

adj
(Biology) having or marked with minute spots, holes, or depressions
[C18: from New Latin punctātus, from Latin punctum a point]
puncˈtation n

punc•tate

(ˈpʌŋk teɪt)

also punc′tat•ed,



adj.
marked with points or dots; having minute spots or depressions.
[1750–60; < New Latin pūnctātus dotted = Latin pūnct(um) point, dot + -ātus -ate1]
punc•ta′tion, n.
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Interruption of dermal ridges in finger pads and palms are seen with punctate pits.