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body piercing


bod′y pierc`ing

the piercing of a part of the body other than the ear, as the navel, in order to insert an ornamental ring or stud.

bod·y pierc·ing

n. perforación con un objeto metálico o plástico de una parte del cuerpo.
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Over the past decade, the rate of body piercing and tattooing has increased in the United States.
NEW laws to tighten up on the control of body piercing in Ulster will not work, it has been claimed.
Most states in our nation have laws on the books that either prohibit tattooing and body piercing of minors, or at least require proof of parental consent for these procedures.
THE mother of a 17-year-old boy who died from blood poisoning after having a ring put in his lip has urged all young people to "think twice" before undertaking body piercing.
Now in its third edition, this book covers infections linked to salt and freshwater activities, camping and the outdoors, gardening, contact with animals, eating, foreign travel, sports, sexually transmitted diseases, body piercing, tattooing, and trekking to high altitude.
A TEENAGER has warned against body piercing - after she almost DIED trying to look like her idol Victoria Beckham.
Court documents show that Bertrang had a business that offered body piercing and body modifications, and he advertised these services on the Internet.
I remember the days when we had multi-coloured hair, which really looked awful, and all-over body piercing, which also does nothing for the participants.
Many people perceive tattoos and excessive body piercing as "blue-collar" artifacts, remnants of rebellion and immature injudiciousness that carry negative implications.
The Liberty Way, Liberty University's student guidebook, states flatly that for male students, "Earrings and/or plugs are not permitted on or off campus, nor is body piercing.
WASHINGTON -- A survey underway could provide the first prevalence data on body piercing in the United States, as well as an update on tattoo prevalence, Dr.
Tattooing and body piercing have become acceptable, however, among the middle class and professionals, said Dr.