plural -phoreses
: transmission

Word History


New Latin, from Greek phorēsis act of carrying, from phorein to carry, wear, frequentative of pherein

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Cite this Entry

“-phoresis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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