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Definition of porose in English:
adjectiveBotany & Zoology
Full of pores: perforated or porose membranes
More example sentences
- The basal layer, like the superficial layer, is porose, but its pores are not pervious to air.
- The endodermis is exceedingly thickened, especially on the inner walls, and very porose.
- In the first generation, prostheses were very porose and therefore had to be preclotted with blood prior to implantation.
Late Middle English: from medieval Latin porosus, from Latin porus 'pore'.
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