porosis

noun
po·​ro·​sis | \ pə-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce porosis (audio) \
plural poroses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce poroses (audio) \ or porosises

Medical Definition of porosis

: 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 27 Sep. 2020.

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