perforate

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perforate

(pĕr′fō-rāt) [L. perforatus, pierced with holes]
1. To puncture or to make holes.
2. Pierced with holes.

perforate

(of e.g. corals) possessing pores.
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Non-surgical endodontic management using MTA for perforative defect of internal root resorption: report of a long term follow-up.
It usually presents as diverticulitis often with a perforative pericolic mass or as subacute obstruction with chronic pain.
While the conservative treatment of perforative gastroduodenal ulcer was proposed by Wangensteen in 1935.
The preoperative diagnosis was more accurate in cases with ileocaecal mass and subacute obstruction than in cases that underwent emergency laparotomy for acute intestinal obstruction or perforative peritonitis.
As already said, the entire load of serious illnesses requiring surgical intervention like perforative peritonitis cannot be taken by tertiary care centres for obvious limitations of the hospital and population both.
A clinical diagnosis of acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis or perforative peritonitis was made.