Punctum vegetationis
Punctum Punc"tum, n. [L., a point.] A point. [1913 Webster]

{Punctum c[ae]cum}. [L., blind point.] (Anat.) Same as {Blind spot}, under {Blind}.

{Punctum proximum}, near point. See under {Point}.

{Punctum remotum}, far point. See under {Point}.

{Punctum vegetationis} [L., point of vegetation] (Bot.), the terminal cell of a stem, or of a leaf bud, from which new growth originates. [1913 Webster]


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  • Punctum — Punc tum, n. [L., a point.] A point. [1913 Webster] {Punctum c[ae]cum}. [L., blind point.] (Anat.) Same as {Blind spot}, under {Blind}. {Punctum proximum}, near point. See under {Point}. {Punctum remotum}, far point. See under {Point}. {Punctum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Punctum caecum — Punctum Punc tum, n. [L., a point.] A point. [1913 Webster] {Punctum c[ae]cum}. [L., blind point.] (Anat.) Same as {Blind spot}, under {Blind}. {Punctum proximum}, near point. See under {Point}. {Punctum remotum}, far point. See under {Point}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Punctum proximum — Punctum Punc tum, n. [L., a point.] A point. [1913 Webster] {Punctum c[ae]cum}. [L., blind point.] (Anat.) Same as {Blind spot}, under {Blind}. {Punctum proximum}, near point. See under {Point}. {Punctum remotum}, far point. See under {Point}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Punctum remotum — Punctum Punc tum, n. [L., a point.] A point. [1913 Webster] {Punctum c[ae]cum}. [L., blind point.] (Anat.) Same as {Blind spot}, under {Blind}. {Punctum proximum}, near point. See under {Point}. {Punctum remotum}, far point. See under {Point}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caspar Friedrich Wolff — (* 18. Januar 1734 in Berlin; † 22. Februar 1794 in Sankt Petersburg) war ein deutscher Physiologe und einer der Begründer der modernen Embryologie. Er konnte anhand mikroskopischer Untersuchungen bei Pflanzen und Tieren die Auffassung der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kaspar Friedrich Wolff — Caspar Friedrich Wolff (* 18. Januar 1734 in Berlin; † 22. Februar 1794 in Sankt Petersburg) war ein deutscher Physiologe und einer der Begründer der modernen Embryologie. Er konnte anhand mikroskopischer Untersuchungen bei Pflanzen und Tieren… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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