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[L., a piercing device]
1. An instrument for piercing the skull and other bones.
2. A blood vessel that penetrates an organ, e.g. the septal perforator arteries of the heart; any of the perforating veins of the lower extremities
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Perforator." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758894/all/perforator.
Perforator. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758894/all/perforator. Accessed June 8, 2023.
Perforator. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758894/all/perforator
Perforator [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 08]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758894/all/perforator.
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