adjectiveBotany & Zoology
- Full of pores: perforated or porose membranesMore 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'.