perforator

noun

per·​fo·​ra·​tor ˈpər-fə-ˌrāt-ər How to pronounce perforator (audio)
: 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 26 May. 2024.

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