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  • noun Plural form of perforation.

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Examples

  • The gill slits occur with a modification due to the slitting and flattening out of the embryo, already insisted upon; for, whereas in the tadpole they may be described as perforations, in the fowl they appear as four notches between ingrowing processes that are endeavouring to meet in the middle line.

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  • Each one of the perforations is the entrance to an oblique tunnel, which is bored in the medullary sheath of the twig.

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  • St. Jude said in its own monitoring of the Riata's performance, it hasn't seen anything to suggest Riata leads are linked to more heart "perforations" than are any other defibrillator leads.

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  • QUESTION: Is it the same with regard to what was initially called the sunshine rule: If light shines around the perforations, meaning the perforations have been perforated somewhat but not completely, that you would look for a consistent pattern throughout the card before you would utilize that as a vote?

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  • But the FDA's decision was based on the totality of evidence, he said, citing possible side effects such as perforations of the nose, stomach and intestine; high blood pressure; and heart failure.

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  • But the FDA's decision was based on the totality of evidence, he said, citing possible side effects such as perforations of the nose, stomach and intestine; high blood pressure; and heart failure.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • But the FDA's decision was based on the totality of evidence, he said, citing possible side effects such as perforations of the nose, stomach and intestine; high blood pressure; and heart failure.

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  • I heard about too many people getting perforations and got sick or occasionally even die from it.

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  • The project will begin with complimentary works, such as the construction of a diversion tunnel from the Verde river, access roads and perforations.

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  • The project will begin with complimentary works, such as the construction of a diversion tunnel from the Verde river, access roads and perforations.

    Water in Chapala

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