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pore

 [por]
a small opening or empty space.
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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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pore

(pōr)
1. An opening, hole, perforation, or foramen.
2. Synonym(s): sweat pore.
[G. poros, passageway]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

pore

any small opening in the skin or epidermis or any structure.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The derivation of (4) is based on (2) and the Washburn equation (see (5)) which relates mercury injection pressures ([P.sub.c]) with radii of pores (r) [59].
Zhang, "Fractal characteristics of pores in Taiyuan formation shale from Hedong coal field, China," Fractals, vol.
A larger fractal dimension of porosity, [D.sub.c], leads to a lower level of pore homogenization and a larger difference of size among pores.
In this paper, a novel hydroxyapatite scaffold with lamellar and spherical pores was prepared by freeze-casting using an aqueous [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] solution as the pore-forming agent, and the influence of [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] content in the aqueous phase on features of the HA porous ceramic was investigated.
Properties compared to experiment are density, pore radius, dielectric constant, Young's modulus, and hydrogen covalent bonding ratios.
Caption: FIGURE 3: Pores of an individual sediment particle from Guanting Reservoir: (a) Particle 1 (x4000, size: 0.075 mm) and (b) Particle 2 (x8000, size: 0.042 mm).
The key to managing open pores is proper oil control.
"Pores influence the ability of bacteria to travel and access soil resources," Kravchenko says.
In this sense, the Chilean galaxiid fishes are an example where the cephalic sensory pores have not been described or considered, despite their recognized taxonomic relevance.
Who knew: women in their 30s and 40s list 'big, clogged pores' in their top three skin concerns.