Full of pores; having interstices in the skin or in the substance of the body; having spiracles or passages for fluids; permeable by liquids; as, a porous skin; porous wood. "The veins of porous earth."

Origin: Cf. F. Poreux. See Pore.

(01 Mar 1998)

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