perforate

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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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Triage of serious cases like perforative peritonitis will reduce undue case load on tertiary care centres allowing clinicians of such centres to really focus on limited serious cases.
was common in phlegmonous and gangrenous type, while Bacteroides fragilis was found in phlegmonous, gangrenous and perforative type.
The look of appendix was categorised into normal looking, catarrhal type, phlegmonous type, gangrenous type, perforative type and early lump.
In present series, acute perforative appendicits was present in 11.25% of the cases whereas in Roland Anderson (1994) series found appendix was perforated in 16% of the patients.[35]
Tissues, following operation for acute perforative appendicitis: A study in symbiosis.
Diagnosis of Perforative peritonitis was made and patient was posted for emergency laparotomy.