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porosity

 [pŏ-ros´ĭ-te]
the condition of being porous; a pore.

po·ros·i·ty

(pō-ros'i-tē),
1. Synonym(s): porosis
2. A perforation.
[G. poros, pore]

porosity

/po·ros·i·ty/ (por-os´it-e) the condition of being porous; a pore.

po·ros·i·ty

(pōr-os'i-tē)
1. Synonym(s): porosis.
2. A perforation.
[G. poros, pore]

po·ros·i·ty

(pōr-os'i-tē)
1. Synonym(s): porosis.
2. A perforation.
[G. poros, pore]

porosity

the condition of being porous; a pore.
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