Examples of perforation in a Sentence
an infection that can cause perforation of the intestine
absentmindedly made perforations in his paper with his pencil
Recent Examples of perforation from the Web
People assume that IUDs are injury-causing nightmares, but uterine perforation is extremely rare (and even more rarely serious).
Doctors’ hesitancy to provide IUDs stems, in part, from lingering memories of the Dalkon Shield, a device that was pulled from the market in 1984 after causing serious medical problems, including perforations and scarring infections, in some women.
Things got more complicated when the perforations were on the upstream portion of the ball.
Boston University officials say Hernandez also had early brain atrophy and perforations in a central membrane.
The study results released Thursday from Boston Unversity’s CTE Center also showed Hernandez suffered from early brain atrophy and had large perforations in his septum pellucidum, a major membrane in the brain associated with cognitive development.
Blocking some of the perforations will have similar effects.
Hair-pulling typically results in visible hair loss and psychological distress, while hair-eating can cause serious medical problems including anemia, abdominal pain, bowel obstruction or perforation, and internal bleeding.
The theme of the sneakers is self-evident—they're covered entirely in black leather with some artful perforations and a black sole, with a few hits of white on the midsole offering the only break from the otherwise all-black colorway.
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PERFORATION Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of perforation
- spontaneous perforation of the sigmoid colon in the presence of diverticulosis
- —Journal of the American Medical Association
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