Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

por(o)- Also poros-

A pore.

[Latin porus, pore.]

Porencephaly (Greek enkephalos, brain) is an abnormal communication between the lateral ventricle and the surface of the brain; porokeratosis (Greek keras, kerat-, horn) is a skin disease in which lesions develop as annular horny ridges; porosimetry is the measurement of the size of pores in materials; a porometer is an instrument for estimating the sizes of the stomata of leaves by measuring the rate at which air can be passed through them.

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