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im·per·fo·rate

 (ĭm-pûr′fər-ĭt)
adj.
1. Having no opening; not perforated.
2. Not separated by rows of perforations: imperforate sheets of stamps.
3. Medicine Lacking a normal opening: an imperforate anus.
n.
An imperforate stamp.

imperforate

(ɪmˈpɜːfərɪt; -ˌreɪt) or

imperforated

adj
1. not perforated
2. (Philately) (of a postage stamp) not provided with perforation or any other means of separation. Abbreviation: imperf Compare perforate
3. (Anatomy) anatomy (of a bodily part, such as the anus) without the normal opening
imˌperfoˈration n

im•per•fo•rate

(ɪmˈpɜr fər ɪt, -fəˌreɪt)

adj.
1. Also, im•per′fo•rat`ed. not perforate.
2. (of stamps) lacking perforations.
[1665–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.imperforate - not perforated; having no opening
uncut - not cut
Translations

im·per·fo·rate

a. imperforado-a;
___ hymenhimen ___.

imperforate

adj imperforado
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Imperforate anus is a rare congenital defect where the anus has no opening.
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imperforate hymen), generalised bleeding disorder, or if the girl is pre-puberty.
The fifth case (F508del/S1235R) also presented with a prenatally diagnosed DiGeorge syndrome (cardiac malformation) with an imperforate anus detected at birth (29 weeks).
Because small rodent populations are seasonally and multiannually heterogeneous, individual rodents were categorized into the following functional groups (23-25): juveniles, [less than or equal to]1 month of age, gray pelage [fur], and weight <15 g); subadults, weight >15 g and not in breeding condition (undescended testes or imperforate vagina); and adults, weight >15 g and in breeding condition (descended testes or perforate vagina, visible nipples, or visibly pregnant).
Irregularities negatively linked to clefts were congenital heart defects, spina bifida, and VATER complex (vertebral defects, imperforate anus, tracheo-esophageal fistula, and radial and renal dysplasia).
Captured animals were weighed, sex determined, reproductive condition assessed (females: perforate, imperforate, swollen vagina, pregnant, or lactating; males: scrotal or not), and location of capture was recorded.
Case 3: This infant had multiple severe malformations including cleft lip and palate, imperforate anus, solitary kidney, vertebral anomalies, dysplastic low-set ears, and ambiguous genitalia.
Some cases of apparent imperforate hymen are actually mullerian agenesis, and that possibility should be in the differential diagnosis, David M.