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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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Peptic ulcer perforation, which can be gastric/duodenal perforation is a serious life-threatening condition.
Among the different causes producing Acute Abdominal Surgical Emergency (AASE), Acute Peptic Ulcer Perforation (APUP) remains major contributing factor requiring immediate surgical intervention to avoid complications.
INTRODUCTION: Duodenal ulcer perforation is one of the acute abdominal emergencies in the surgical field.
Secondary peritonitis is the most common & follows an intra-peritoneal source usually from perforation of hollow viscera (Infectious like typhoid or non-infectious causes like duodenal ulcer perforation, blunt trauma of abdomen etc.).
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: To compare the efficacy of omental plugging and Graham's Patch in patients with duodenal ulcer perforation.
Management of large sized duodenal ulcer perforation by omental plugging.
We present in this issue a piece of research about tick bites and tick species which is also responsible from Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever and three pediatric surgery articles covering peptic ulcer perforation, neck mass and diaphragmatic evantrations.
(15) Another patient with no history of gastric ulcer developed gastric ulcer perforation four days after starting intramuscular ketorolac (NSAID) treatment for traumatic humerus and femur fracture.
Anti-inflammatory drugs including NSAID's are an important proven cause for gastric ulcer, ulcer perforation, gastric, and duodenal bleeding and in ulcer death.
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