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pore

 [por]
a small opening or empty space.

pore

(pōr),
1. An opening, hole, perforation, meatus, or foramen.
2. Synonym(s): sweat pore
Synonym(s): porus (1)

See also: opening, meatus, foramen.
[G. poros, passageway]

pore

(por) a small opening or empty space.
alveolar pores  openings between adjacent pulmonary alveoli that permit passage of air from one to another.
nuclear pores  small octagonal openings in the nuclear envelope at sites where the two nuclear membranes are in contact, which together with the annuli form the pore complex.
slit pores  small slitlike spaces between the pedicels of the podocytes of the renal glomerulus.

pore

(pôr)
n.
A minute opening in tissue, as in the skin of an animal, serving as an outlet for perspiration, or in a plant leaf or stem, serving as a means of absorption and transpiration.

pore

(pōr)
1. An opening, hole, perforation, or foramen.
2. Synonym(s): sweat pore.
[G. poros, passageway]

pore

A tiny opening, especially opening in the skin through which sweat or sebaceous secretion (SEBUM) pass to the surface. Most of the sebaceous pores are also hair follicles.

pore

any small opening in the skin or epidermis or any structure.

pore

a small opening or empty space.

nuclear pore
a group of proteins with a central hole through which molecules pass through a nuclear membrane.
dilated pore of Winer
a benign follicular tumor that occurs on the head and neck of older cats; they resemble epidermal cysts with a keratin filled, wide opening (pore).
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Sun exposure damages the elasticity of the skin by affecting the collagen and elastin fibres leading to enlarged pores.
Similarly, the pore distributions are explicitly modeled and their influence on the material performance is examined in the extrinsic modeling approach [4,5].
Pore density and tortuosity are the important properties in mass transfer through porous media.
Keeping the aggregates intact gave them an opportunity to view how the soil particles, pores, and particulate organic matter interact in their natural state.
Quality of Life: In our study difference in quality of life is significant b/w polypropylene small and polypropylene large pore mesh, b/w polypropylene small pore and knitted composite mesh group (Bonferroni test) & pp large pore when compared with knitted composite mesh group (Bonferroni test).
The morphological and meristic study of cephalic sensorial pores of Chilean galaxiid fishes showed that the main differences are located in the preopercular and mandibular pore series.
activated charcoal temporarily drains swollen clogged pore making them appear smaller temporarily, and making complexion looking clearer.
We've developed the first membrane that consists of a high density of sub-nanometre-scale pores in an atomically thin, single sheet of graphene," said graduate student Sean O'Hern of MIT, who is working on the research along with Rohit Karnik, associate professor of mechanical engineering.
Effect of Processing Parameters on Pore Structure and Thickness Of Anodic Aluminum Oxide (AAO) Tubular Membranes.
The TD is the diameter before which the pore size distribution curve rises sharply.
The objective of this study was to relate soil respiration from undisturbed cores to pore size volumes.