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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.

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

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]

perforation

A hole formed by erosion in an organ or passageway of the body.
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

perforation

noun
1. An opening, especially in a solid structure:
2. A small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object:
Translations
تَثْقيب، تَخْريمثَقْب، خُرْم
děrováníperforace
perforering
átlyukasztásperforáció
götunrifgötun
dierkovanieperforácia
delikdelik açma

perforation

[ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃən] N (gen) → perforación f; [of stamp] → perforado m

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.

perforation

n (= act)Perforieren nt; (= row of holes, Med) → Perforation f

perforation

[ˌpɜːfəˈreɪʃn] n (act) → perforazione f; (in stamps) → dentellatura; (hole) → foro

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.

per·fo·ra·tion

n. perforación, agujero.

perforation

n perforación f
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Duodenal ulcer perforation was not the most common cause of perforation peritonitis in our study as reported by Gupta et al1 and Afridi et al20 .
PGC is experienced more often by the patients of advanced age, unlike peptic ulcer perforation, which occurs more frequently in younger population [8].
The disease, duodenal ulcer perforation can be life-threatening.
Among the causes such as appendicitis, ulcer perforation, bowel infarction, acute cholecystitis, etc.
It is commonly misdiagnosed as peptic ulcer perforation, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, aortic aneurysm, and dissection and pancreatitis (1).
The presenting symptoms of AP (epigastric or generalised abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting) are not exclusive to this disease but are shared by other abdominal emergencies, many requiring surgical intervention, such as peptic ulcer perforation and intestinal obstruction.
Conclusions: Peptic ulcer perforation should be suspected in children who have acute abdominal pain and peritoneal signs especially when their suffering is intense.
It included patients with duodenal ulcer perforation who were observed for identifying factors predicting 30-day prognosis.
Incidence of duodenal ulcer perforation in patients on anti-ulcer therapy.
As noted by Taub et al (2), ulcer perforation can occasionally become walled off spontaneously by an omental flap.
The differential diagnosis included typhoid perforation (endemic area, signs pronounced in the hypogastrium with the ileum being the common site for typhoid perforation) and peptic ulcer perforation (self-medication with possible ulcerogenic products and absence of fever indicating chemical peritonitis).