Definition of porose in English:

porose

adjective

Botany Zoology
  • Full of pores:

    ‘perforated or porose membranes’
    • ‘The endodermis is exceedingly thickened, especially on the inner walls, and very porose.’
    • ‘No reticulated or porose textures were seen in any section of the hindgut.’
    • ‘In the first generation, prostheses were very porose and therefore had to be preclotted with blood prior to implantation.’
    • ‘In the females two porose areas are found on the upper surface.’
    • ‘The basal layer, like the superficial layer, is porose, but its pores are not pervious to air.’
    permeable, penetrable, pervious
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Origin

Late Middle English: from medieval Latin porosus, from Latin porus pore.

Pronunciation:

porose

/pɒˈrəʊs/