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porose Line breaks: por¦ose
Pronunciation: /pɒˈrəʊs/

Definition of porose in English:


Botany & Zoology
Full of pores: perforated or porose membranes
More example sentences
  • 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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