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perforate

Biology
a. pierced by small holes
b. marked with small transparent spots

perforate

[′pər·fə‚rāt]
(science and technology)
To pierce or puncture; particularly, to make a line or series of holes for such purposes as identification, decoration, or easy separation.
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We describe a simple option- keystone design, islanded, perforator flap from the adjacent area for the cover of axillary defect after wide local excision of scarred, infected skin affected by hidradenitis suppurativa of axilla.
in 2006 [23], the gluteal fold V-Y advancement flap is vascularised by underlying fascial plexus originating from perforators of the internal pudendal artery combined with musculocutaneous perforators of underlying muscle.
Hand held doppler probe was then used to identify and mark the peroneal artery perforators to incorporate at least one of them along with lesser saphenous vein into the flap.
Use of Doppler ultrasound may be helpful in identifying the most promising perforator artery near the defect.
The 180-degree perforator-based propeller flap for soft tissue coverage of the distal, lower extremity: A new method to achieve reliable coverage of the distal lower extremity with a local, fasciocutaneous perforator flap.
Septal perforators also arose from its deeper aspect.
The lateral row of perforators is identified and evaluated.
Perforators are applied in the most varied industrial sectors as well as in the public sector.
A tear off strip on the sleeve, created using horizontal and vertical perforators on the RF, allow easy opening of the product after purchase.
You might want to look for other perforators and cutters to add to your collection.
Design engineers should, however, give these highly flexible products even more consideration for use in new product designs, according to members of the Industrial Perforators Association (IPA) in Milwaukee, the trade group of custom job shops specializing in perforating materials.