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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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It predominantly occurs on the palms and soles as linear punctate pits or pitted papules.
Interruption of dermal ridges in finger pads and palms are seen with punctate pits. Nails show whitish discoloration, thickening and may have longitudinal ridges breaking at distal ends.