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 [por´us] (L.)
porus acus´ticus exter´nus the outer end of the external acoustic meatus.
porus acus´ticus inter´nus the opening of the internal acoustic meatus in the cranial cavity.
porus op´ticus the opening in the sclera for passage of the optic nerve.
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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]

warble pore

an open connection between the surface of the skin and the embedded larvae as seen in warbles (Hypoderma sp.).
Synonym(s): porus
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In HT the term Porus Septalis" (H3. was found to refer to the term "Pores of Kohn, in six histology texts the term Pores of Kohn is mentioned, in 21 reviewed articles the CV is mentioned, of these, in ten the eponymous Pores of Kohn is used, to refer to the Septal Pores, the eponymous Lambert Channels was used in six articles and the eponymous Martin Channels appeared in five articles.
In addition, exposing the whole length of the IAC from the porus to the fundus without injuring the posterior semicircular canal is not possible.
Most trigeminal schwannomas occur in the Meckel's cave (18), and tend to grow in the parasellar region or extend through the porus trigeminus in the posterior fossa along the cisternal segment of the nerve (15).
The colpus width (Clt) is 11.18 [micro]m, the porus length (Plg) is 9.30 [micro]m and porus width is (Plt) 11.18 [micro]m.
Towards further east beyond the Salt Range between the Jhelum and the Chenaj (= ancient Vitasta/ Chandrabagha) was lying Chaj Doab which was ruled by Porus (=correctly Paurava).
Bimimetic deposition such as calcium phosphate and/or carbonate apatite coatings form more complex and porus structure over the implant surfaces [54].
24-26) argues that the Dattari rider, with his elephant-hide headdress and cloak, explicitly evokes Alexander the Great's eastern campaigns, encounter with the Indian king Porus riding an elephant (Scullard.
Alexander the Great battled King Porus on his elephant in 325 B.C.
Yet another is the tomb of famous Sultan Shahab-ud-Din Ghori, whose name is as associated with Raja Pirthviraj and conquest of India as Alexander the Great's name is with Raja Porus for near similar reasons.
MRI was then performed postoperatively and demonstrated a large skull base meningioma measuring 7 cm and extending from the clivus anteriorly to the porus acusticus posteriorly (Figure 3).