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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Can acute cholecystitis with gallbladder perforation be detected preoperatively by computed tomography in ED?
Gallbladder perforation is a rare but life threatening complication of choliellithiasis.
Gallbladder perforation is a life-threatening complication which occurs in approximately 2 to 11% of patients with acute cholecystitis.
While acute cholecystitis is not an uncommon entity for which the diagnosis is usually made promptly, gallbladder perforation resulting from prolonged obstruction of the cystic duct is rarely seen.
Grattarola, "Gallbladder perforation during laparoscopic cholecystectomy," World Journal of Surgery, vol.
In the event of inadvertent gallbladder perforation, the defect may be closed with a loop ligature (Endoloop) or a grasper to minimize spillage [41].
These consisted of 1 case of obstructive jaundice, 3 cases of acute cholecystitis, 9 cases of acute pancreatitis, and 1 case of gallbladder perforation.
Gallbladder perforation is a rare but devastating complication of acute cholecystitis with or without gallstones.
Review of the CT scan from day 6 was made at this point and the findings were felt to be more consistent with emphysematous cholecystitis, rather than a gallbladder perforation as had been originally suggested.
A common complication of this surgical procedure is the gallbladder perforation and spillage of gallstones into the abdominal cavity [2], which occurs in approximately 30% of cases [3].
Objective: To compare Harmonic scalpel with conventional Monopolar Electrocautery hook in terms of gallbladder perforation rate in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.