punctum

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punctum

(ˈpʌŋktəm)
n, pl -tums or -ta (-tə)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy a tip or small point
2. (Mathematics) obsolete a mathematical point
3. obsolete a small unit of time
4. obsolete the essence of something
5. (Zoology) zoology botany med a small dot or rounded mark
6. (Grammar) grammar obsolete a full stop
7. (Music, other) (in early music) an inflection used at the end of a chant
8. (Music, other) (in early music) a neume
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.punctum - (anatomy) a point or small area
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"