porosis

noun

po·​ro·​sis pə-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce porosis (audio)
plural poroses -ˌsēz How to pronounce porosis (audio) or porosises
: a condition (as of a bone) characterized by porosity
specifically : rarefaction (as of bone) with increased translucency to X-rays

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“Porosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/porosis. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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