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adjectiveBotany & Zoology
Full of pores: perforated or porose membranes
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- No reticulated or porose textures were seen in any section of the hindgut.
- In the females two porose areas are found on the upper surface.
- 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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