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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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Posterior sagittal anorectoplasty for failed imperforate anus surgery: lesson slearned from secondary repairs.
Kapczuk K, Friebe Z, Iwaniec K, Kedzia W Creation of a neovagina in a patient with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome and rectovestibular fistula concomitant with imperforate anus.
The decrease in vessel element length and imperforate tracheary element length over time, as well as the exclusively upright cells of rays, are hallmarks of paedomorphosis (Carlquist, 1962).
Potential etiologies of hydrocolpos include imperforate hymen, vestibulovaginal stenosis, or an intraluminal mass obstructing fluid outflow of the vagina [1].
Shell conical thin to medium thick, number of whorls 3, umbilicus imperforate, shell light brown, smooth, translucent, apex peaky, shell sinistral and somewhat inflated, whorls with slightly impressed suture, upper whorls with reddish shade, last whorl large, aperture about 55-75 per cent of shell height, shape of shell oval to round, aperture oblique with broad white callus at parietal side.
The possibility that it is the result of air bubble entrapment following waterpiking and the gradual solution of the bubbles seems unlikely given the imperforate nature of the skeleton of the thin pieces of Agaricia and the response to acetazolamide (Fig.
Alveolinids are usually long and elongated and have imperforate test with a perforate proloculus [7].
Magenta and sage-green Imperforate horizontally from the British Solomon Islands.
Standard pain relief and anti-emesis medications were administered intravenously, per rectum medications being avoided given her history of imperforate anus.
There is a 40% incidence of coexistant anatomical abnormalities: choledochocele, annular pancreas, double diverticula, intestinal malrotation, imperforate anus, Hirschsprung's disease, congenital heart diseases, omphalocele, hypoplastic kidneys, bladder exstrophy, situs inversus, Ladd's bands, portal vein anomalies, polysplenia and Down syndrome (6,7).
Here, the plan is reminiscent of Leiviska's Myyrmaki church (AR June 1994), where he made an almost imperforate back wall against a busy commuter train line and allowed daylight to enter mainly from side windows, streaming over the parallel solid planes that form the volume of the church.