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1. perforated

adjective. ['ˈpɝːfɝˌeɪtəd, ˈpɝːfɝˌeɪtɪd'] having a hole cut through.

Synonyms

  • pierced
  • perforate
  • punctured

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

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2. perforated

adjective. ['ˈpɝːfɝˌeɪtəd, ˈpɝːfɝˌeɪtɪd'] having a number or series of holes.

Antonyms

  • thicken

3. eardrum

noun. the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound.

Synonyms

  • tissue layer
  • tympanum
  • tympanic membrane
  • ear
  • umbo
  • myringa
  • perforated eardrum

Antonyms

  • inattention

Etymology

  • drum (English)
  • ear (English)
  • er (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word perforated-eardrum


1. Noun Phrase
Commonly, a dog with a perforated eardrum will refuse to eat or open its mouth, as moving the jaw causes greater pain in the area of the ruptured eardrum.

2. Noun Phrase
The most common cause of the problem is a middle ear infection, but there are others, such as a perforated eardrum and even an allergy to certain antibiotics.

3. Noun Phrase
Oils should never be placed into the ear if a perforated eardrum is suspected.

4. Noun Phrase
If your dog's perforated eardrum was caused by an ear infection, a thorough cleaning of the ear canal may help speed up healing from the infection.

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