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imperforate

 [im-per´fo-rāt]
not open; abnormally closed.
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a·tret·ic

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

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

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