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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.
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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
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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]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.imperforate - not perforated; having no opening
uncut - not cut
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Translations

im·per·fo·rate

a. imperforado-a;
___ hymenhimen ___.
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imperforate

adj imperforado
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References in periodicals archive ?
Imperforate anus: review of a sixteen year experience with 146 patients.
In addition, none of the reported cases was associated with internal malformation, except one with imperforate anus and unilateral multicystic kidney dysplasia.
Abnormalities in development of the female genital tract occurs in a variety of forms and each one is distinctive.1 Imperforate hymen occurs 1:1000 newborn girls,2 microperforate hymen is less common than imperforate hymen.
Two of the most challenging are obstructive hemivagina with ipsilateral renal agenesis (OHVIRA) (Figure 1a) and agenesis of the lower vagina (Figure 1b), the latter of which must be differentiated most commonly from imperforate hymen (Figure 1c).
[2] ARMs are a spectrum of congenital anomalies leading to an imperforate anus with or without a fistula that opens into the male urinary tract or the female genital tract, or onto the perineum.
The malformed tricuspid valve may be incompetent, stenotic, or rarely, imperforate. Pregnant patients with Ebstein anomaly become a challenge for the physician in terms of management.
Another case with imperforate anus, double bladder, and duplicated penis, reported by Mirshemirani et al.
Association with skeletal (radial club hand, hemivertebrae, spina bifida, scoliosis, and congenital hip dislocation), cardiopulmonary, and gastrointestinal anomalies (imperforate anus and esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula) [10], along with various genetic syndromes, has been also described [9].
External examination of the fetus revealed anencephaly with craniorachischisis totalis (Figure 3(a)), fused lower limbs (Figure 3(a)), nine toes with a fused bilateral thumb (Figure 3(a)), absence of the right upper limb (Figure 3(c)) and external genitalia, and imperforate anus, almost coinciding with the observation on the 3D sonographic rendering images.
Pakarinen, "Imperforate anus: long-and short-term outcome," Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, vol.