foramination

foraminate

[fuh-ram-uh-nit]
adjective
full of holes or foramina.
Also, foraminous.


Origin:
1590–1600; < Late Latin forāminātus bored, pierced, equivalent to forāmin- (stem of forāmen) foramen + -ātus -ate1

foramination, noun
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