Definition of porose in English:


Line breaks: por¦ose
Pronunciation: /pɒˈrəʊs


Botany & 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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