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1. The act of boring or piercing through a part.

2. A hole made through a part or substance.

Origin: L. Perforare = to pierce through

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The Fiber Disease

... three forms (75): ocular, cutaneous, and arterial. The ocular form of pythiosis is manifest as keratitis that can be severe and result in corneal perforation. The cutaneous and subcutaneous form most often presents as a periorbital cellulitis or mass with progressive local invasion of soft tissue ...

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