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imperforate

 [im-per´fo-rāt]
not open; abnormally closed.

a·tret·ic

(ă-tret'ik),
Relating to atresia.
Synonym(s): atresic, imperforate

imperforate

/im·per·fo·rate/ (-per´for-āt) not open; abnormally closed.

imperforate

(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.

imperforate

[impur′fərit]
Etymology: L, im, not, perforare, to pierce
lacking a normal opening in a body organ or passageway. An infant may be born with an imperforate anus. Compare perforate.

a·tret·ic

(ă-tret'ik)
Relating to atresia.
Synonym(s): imperforate.

imperforate

Having no opening. Used of a structure normally having an opening, as of an imperforate hymen or anus.

imperforate (imˈ·purˑ·f·rātˈ),

adj absence of a typical opening in an organ or passageway of the body, such as the hymen or anus.
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Imperforate.

imperforate

not open; abnormally closed. Common sites for atresia are anus, hymen, teat sphincter, lacrimal puncta.
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