Perforator


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perforator

[′pər·fə‚rād·ər]
(communications)
In telegraph practice, a device for punching code signals in paper tape for application to a tape transmitter.

Perforator

 

a prehistoric tool in the form of a pointed stick made of wood or bone. The upper portion is either thickened or shaped into a figure and sometimes has an opening for hanging. During the Stone Age, the perforator was used to make holes for sewing skins; later, it was also used to decorate clay vessels. As the use of iron spread, bone and wood perforators were replaced by the metal awl.

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Mean estimated artefact Products recovered NISP Related debitage per element/unit Perforators 513 Limb bones (90%) 6 Antler (10%) Arrowheads 42 Limb bones (55%) 6 Antler (45%) Spatulas 8 Ribs (75%) 1 Humerus (25%) Shovels 4 Cattle mandible 1 Tusk ornaments 0 Pig mandible 1 Tubes 1 Tibia 1 Plaques 1 Ribs 10
Hong concluded that the anterolateral thigh perforator flap in the diabetic foot "has proven to be successful, with a low recurrence rate following a vigorous patient education and rehabilitation program.
Like the DIEP flap, the gluteal artery perforator (GAP) flap minimizes donor-site morbidity and spares the underlying muscle.
As in human heart septal branches which may be called as perforators arose from the anterior and posterior interventricular arteries.
Mid-term results of endoscopic perforator vein interruption for chronic venous insufficiency: lessons learned from the North American subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery registry.
As dissection continues, the perimysium is peeled off the muscle bundles until the perforator cleavage line is identified on the muscle.
The Five Star Perforator has units being manufactured and sold in limited quantities with success.
Formaldehyde (HCHO) contents in the panels were examined by using the perforator method (DIN EN 120; DIN 1993a).
In the past 11 years he and his colleagues at the university have performed 1,358 perforator flaps for breast reconstruction.
The Cigarillo Perforator Splitter eliminates a potential dangerous component that is part of conventional methods of splitting a cigar.
SAN DIEGO -- a Subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery plus ambulatory compression was better than ambulatory compression alone for certain patients with advanced chronic venous insufficiency, Dr.
Or DIYers can go for the decorator's hire pack special, which includes an electric wallpaper stripper, perforator and 2.