imperforate


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imperforate

[im′pər·fə·rət]
(biology)
Lacking a normal opening.
(graphic arts)
In printing, no perforations between repeated designs, for example, stamps or labels, which are to be used separately.
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Menagement of imperforate hymen, transferse and other vaginal septaitle.
Too often, obstructions that are actually lower vaginal agenesis are presumed to be imperforate hymen, and the hematocolpos is subsequently evacuated after a transverse incision and dissection of excess tissue, causing the upper vagina to retract and shrink.
Posterior sagittal anorectoplasty for imperforate anus: a pre-liminary result.
Two orifices in perineum of a girl with imperforate anus: possibility of uterovaginal agenesis associated with rectovestibular fistula.
The list of similarities between the two genera includes: vessels solitary or in small groups; helical sculpture on walls of vessels; vessel to vessel pitting alternate; vessel to axial parenchyma and vessel to ray pitting scalariform to transitional; pits non-vestured; scalariform perforation plates or modifications of them scarce, but present throughout the secondary xylem; imperforate tracheary elements are septate fibers with simple or vestigially bordered pits; axial parenchyma scanty vasicentric and terminal; bordered pits present on cross-walls of the strands of axial parenchyma; multiseriate rays wide, with tip and sheath cells upright but ray cells otherwise procumbent; uniseriate rays composed of upright cells.
The structure was interpreted to be the vagina and uterine stump and, based on results of physical exam, blood work, and CT, a hydrocolpos secondary to imperforate hymen was suspected.
The infant, who was born with imperforate anus in Purnia district, was left behind by his father at a private hospital in the state capital due to lack of any means to fund his treatment.
External Examination: Normal upper limbs, single lower limb, omphalocele, imperforate anus, external genitals absent, single umbilical artery in umbilical cord., rudimentary tail.
Carlquist (1988) described the imperforate tracheal elements of Catha, Elaeodendron, Celastrus and Maytenus as septate libriform fibres, septate fibre-tracheids and vasicentric tracheids.
Inner shelf deposits represent a wider spectrum of marginal marine deposits Faunal diversity is low and normal marine fauna are lacking, except for imperforate benthic foraminifera such as miliolids, Dendritina and perforate rotaliids which indicate quite sheltered conditions [11].
The OEIS complex (omphalocele, exstrophy, imperforate anus, spinal defects).
Sex, reproductive state (for males, scrotal or abdominal testicles; for females, perforate or imperforate vagina, nipples visible or not, and evidence of pregnancy) were recorded.