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porous

 [por´us]
penetrated by pores and open spaces.
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·rous

(pō'rŭs),
Having openings that pass directly or indirectly through the substance.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

po·rous

(pōr'ŭs)
Having openings that pass directly or indirectly through the substance.
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Truliant Porous is designed to reduce micromotion and aid potential bony in-growth.
In addition, Truliant Porous includes a combination of porous pegs and a channeled keel with flutes that are designed to increase bony-implant engagement and micromotion resistance, and the integrated bone screw fixation options allow for intra-operative stability.
As porous media can significantly intensify the mixing of fluid flow and increase the contact surface area with fluid inside, it has been regarded as an effective way to enhance heat transfer by using porous media [4].
Based on this idea, [H.sub.2][O.sub.2]/[H.sub.2]O mixtures with different [H.sub.2][O.sub.2]/[H.sub.2]O ratios were used as the pore-forming agent to prepare porous ceramics.
[24, 25] utilized polymer and silica particles to assist in preparing honeycomb porous films through BF method.
Coarse aggregate is the main component of the skeleton structure of porous concrete and bears a considerable amount of load.
In this work, we present a novel method to fabricate porous inorganic Si[O.sub.2] nanofibrous membranes by electro-spinning using carbon nanosphere as templates.
Anodization of silicon in hydrofluoric acid solution is considered the best technique to form homogeneous porous structures reproducibly, although other methods have also been reported, such as stain etching [15], galvanic etching [16], metal-assisted chemical etching [17,18], and contactless electrochemical etching [19].
In semicrystalline polymers, it is often difficult to obtain porous structures at temperatures far below the melting point, since the gas does not dissolve in the polymer crystallites [6].
According to the company, COALESCE features its novel proprietary porous PEEK biomaterial and is the second porous PEEK device to receive US FDA clearance behind its COHERE Cervical Interbody Fusion Device.
The transaction values Porous Technologies at USD 296.8m, of which (of which USD 283.6m in cash and USD 6.6m in the form of a promissory note payable three years from completion), free of cash and debt.
Rajesh and Chamkha [7] presented numerical solution to study the unsteady convective flow past an exponentially accelerated infinite vertical porous plate with Newtonian heating and viscous dissipation by Galerkin finite element method.