ear piercing


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ear piercing

n
(Jewellery) the making of a hole in the lobe of an ear, using a sterilized needle, so that an earring may be worn fastened in the hole
adj
another word for ear-splitting
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competes in a growing ear piercing category as a supplier of a patented, government approved ear piercing system, as well as a range of sterilized, allergy free, fashionable earrings and studs.
An embedded earring is a rare complication after ear piercing.
Ear piercing was the only predisposing factor seen in our studies; 62 cases [94%) were managed with complete excision of the lesion followed by intralesional triamcinolone and 4 patients were instituted only intralesional triamcinolone.
Using a similar technique to human ear piercing, keepers have inserted the plastic tags for identification purposes.
We didn't fancy the ear piercing gun which they use in most places, so she decided to go to a place which uses a needle.
Kathleen Foreman from Middlesbrough Council Environmental Health explained: "When you go to a place where ear piercing is done you should be able to see a certificate displayed to reassure you the business is registered and has been checked out.
Wind forward to last week and another ear piercing controversy popped up.
We wanted to learn more about ear piercing, and girls' experiences with it.
This mummy had an ear piercing 7 to 11 mm in diameter.
Notably, fewer than 1% gave inconsistent responses about demographic characteristics; fewer than 4% changed their responses about ear piercing or menstruation.
Fifteen people became infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa following upper ear piercing at a single body-art parlor.
At nearly three years of age, Romeo is hardly in a position to voice his opinions on ear piercing.