perforator

noun
per·​fo·​ra·​tor | \ ˈpər-fə-ˌrāt-ər How to pronounce perforator (audio) \

Medical Definition of perforator

: one that perforates: as
a : an instrument used to perforate tissue (as bone)
b : a nerve or blood vessel forming a connection between a deep system and a superficial one

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“Perforator.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perforator. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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