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porosity

 [pŏ-ros´ĭ-te]
the condition of being porous; a pore.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

po·ros·i·ty

(pō-ros'i-tē),
1. Synonym(s): porosis
2. A perforation.
[G. poros, pore]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

po·ros·i·ty

(pōr-os'i-tē)
1. Synonym(s): porosis.
2. A perforation.
[G. poros, pore]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

po·ros·i·ty

(pōr-os'i-tē)
1. Synonym(s): porosis.
2. A perforation.
[G. poros, pore]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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