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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

skin surface outlet of a sweat duct

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).
References in classic literature ?
I pored over them," he says, "driving in my cart, or walking to labour, song by song, verse by verse.
I've studied as hard all the term as I possibly could and I've pored over that geometry until I know every proposition in the first book off by heart, even when the letters ARE changed.
With the old religious awe, she pored over her mother's poems in the scrap-book, and clasped her mother's red satin Spanish girdle about her in a farewell embrace.