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per·fo·ra·tion

 (pûr′fə-rā′shən)
n.
1. A hole or series of holes punched or bored through something, especially a hole in a series, separating sections in a sheet or roll.
2.
a. The act of perforating.
b. The state of being perforated.
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perforation

(ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act of perforating or the state of being perforated
2. a hole or holes made in something
3.
a. a method of making individual stamps, coupons, etc, easily separable by punching holes along their margins
b. the holes punched in this way. Abbreviation: perf
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per•fo•ra•tion

(ˌpɜr fəˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a hole made by or as if by boring, punching, or piercing through something.
2. one of a series of holes between individual postage stamps on a sheet.
3. the act of perforating.
4. the condition or state of being perforated.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin perforātiō hole (Latin: the act of boring). See perforate, -tion]
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perforation

A hole formed by erosion in an organ or passageway of the body.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perforation - a line of small holes for tearing at a particular placeperforation - a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
2.perforation - a hole made in something; "a perforation of the eardrum"
hole - an opening into or through something
3.perforation - the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)
puncture - the act of puncturing or perforating
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perforation

noun
1. An opening, especially in a solid structure:
2. A small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object:
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Translations
تَثْقيب، تَخْريمثَقْب، خُرْم
děrováníperforace
perforering
átlyukasztásperforáció
götunrifgötun
dierkovanieperforácia
delikdelik açma

perforation

[ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃən] N (gen) → perforación f; [of stamp] → perforado m
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perforation

[ˌpɜːrfəˈreɪʃən]
nperforation f perforations
npl (= line of holes) → pointillé m
The perforations in a sheet of stamps make them easier to tear off → Le pointillé sur une feuille de timbres permet de les détacher plus facilement.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

perforation

n (= act)Perforieren nt; (= row of holes, Med) → Perforation f
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perforation

[ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃn] n (act) → perforazione f; (in stamps) → dentellatura; (hole) → foro
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perforate

(ˈpəːfəreit) verb
to make a hole or holes in, especially a line of small holes in paper, so that it may be torn easily. Sheets of postage stamps are perforated.
ˈperforated adjective
ˌperfoˈration noun
1. a small hole, or a number or line of small holes, made in a sheet of paper etc. The purpose of the perforation(s) is to make the paper easier to tear.
2. the act of perforating or being perforated.
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per·fo·ra·tion

n. perforación, agujero.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

perforation

n perforación f
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The oral route is made largely ineffective due to the pathological state of the patient (gastrointestinal tract motility, intubation, intestinal perforation, etc.).
Madam, typhoid fever is a communicable acute systemic infection, which if untreated, can have life-threatening complications such as intestinal perforation and haemorrhage.
The signs of complications include encephalopathy, which impacts the functioning of the brain, intestinal perforation, peritonitis, intestinal hemorrhage, or bacteremia with sepsis or shock.
A post-mortem found Ruby died from natural causes attributed to severe hyaline membrane disease, prematurity and a spontaneous intestinal perforation.
Patients of both genders (18-60 years of age) were included who were operated through midline laparotomy for cute abdomen due to trauma, intestinal perforation and intestinal obstruction.
Motegrity is also contraindicated in patients with intestinal perforation or obstruction due to structural or functional disorder of the gut wall, obstructive ileus, severe inflammatory conditions of the intestinal tract such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and toxic megacolon/megarectum.
Colonoscopy is well known to cause intestinal perforation and hemorrhage in some patients, albeit at a very low rate (1).
But firm steps taken to provide clean water and adequate sewage system has dramatically reduced the incidence in Europe and other developed parts of the world.5 Vaccine against typhoid fever is available but even in the presence of effective vaccines, these are not incorporated in regular vaccination program.6 The commonly encountered complications are pertaining to intestinal system such as intestinal hemorrhage, intestinal perforation, central nervous system (CNS) manifestation include encephalopathy and ataxia, pulmonary involvement with pneumonia and reactive arthritis in bones and joints.7-12 In our experience, substantial number of cases with enteric fever have delayed presentation and most are inadequately treated resulting in admission with different complications.
Although gastrointestinal tract is frequently involved, small intestine is a relatively uncommon site of origin, and only 9% involves jejunum.[1] Multiple superficial ulcers, causing significant stenosis, normal ESR, and good response to glucocorticoids, were typical characteristics of CMUSE.[2] However, since the ulcerations were localized to the mucosa and submucosa instead of transmural inflammations, the diagnosis of CMUSE was questioned when the patient encountered intestinal perforation. Ultimately, our patient was diagnosed as MALT lymphoma, which partly explains the symptoms temporarily improved by glucocorticoids.
Chronic intestinal perforation by a wooden toothpick, complicated by abscess formation

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