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porosis

 [pŏ-ro´sis]
1. formation of the callus in repair of a fractured bone.
2. cavity formation.

po·ro·sis

, pl.

po·ro·ses

(pō-rō'sis, -sēz),
A porous condition.
Synonym(s): porosity (1)
[L. porosus, porous]

porosis

/po·ro·sis/ (por-o´sis)
1. the formation of the callus in repair of a fractured bone.
2. cavity formation.

porosis

[pərō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, poros, passage
a condition of thinning bone tissue, particularly its supporting connective tissue, as in osteoporosis.

po·ro·sis

, pl. poroses (pōr-ō'sis, -sēz)
A porous condition.
Synonym(s): porosity (1) .
[L. porosus, porous]

po·ro·sis

, pl. poroses (pōr-ō'sis, -sēz)
A porous condition.
Synonym(s): porosity (1) .
[L. porosus, porous]

porosis

1. formation of the callus in repair of a fractured bone.
2. cavity formation.
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