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Related to poriferous: sponge up


Having pores.

[New Latin porus, pore; see poriferan + -ferous.]


1. (Biology) biology having many pores
2. (Animals) another word for poriferan2
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Adj.1.poriferous - full of pores or vessels or holes
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This tooth and the second are blunter than represented for hirsutus and the poriferous tooth is distinctly bifid, e.
The anthers have a poriferous dehiscence and the pollen is released at one end of them (MCGREGOR, 1976).
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