Translation of "perforation" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /ˌpɜː.fərˈeɪ.ʃən/ /ˈpɝː.fəˈreɪ.ʃən/

a hole in something

A tea bag is full of tiny perforations.

specialized medical a hole that goes all the way through a membrane or tissue or the act of making a hole like this

One possible complication of colonoscopy is a perforation through the bowel wall that could require surgery.

(Translation of “perforation” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)