What is pore?

  • (noun): A minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass.
    Synonyms: stoma, stomate
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pore, pores:

... to depend on the ratio of the diameter of the diffusing particle to the pore diameter ... The constrictivity is defined not for a single pore, but as the parameter of the entire pore space considered ... because the viscosity of the fluid (which fills the pores) increases in the vicinity of the pore walls (Renkin effect see also electroviscous effects) ...
Maurus Of Parentium
... of Parentium is the patron saint of the Croatian city of Poreč, called Parentium in Roman times ... Mavro) was the first bishop of Poreč and the Istrian diocese who suffered a martyred death in the late 3rd century ... A basilica was built in Poreč in the 5th century called Euphrasian Basilica where the relics of Saint Maurus, now the patron saint of the city, are kept in the votive chapel called a martyrium ...
Alpha-Latrotoxin - Toxicodynamics
... First insertion may lead to pore formation and possibly other effects and secondly the receptor may be activated which leads to intracellular signaling ... The four heads of the tetramer form a bowl surrounding the pore, which is restricted at one point to 10 Å ... Pore formation can occur in pure lipid membranes, but reconstituted receptors greatly increase pore formation ...
... Poreče or Porečje is a region in the Republic of Macedonia which includes the Municipality of Makedonski Brod, and the villages in the western part of the ...
Pore, Casanare
... Pore is a town and municipality in the Department of Casanare, Colombia ... Chameza Hato Corozal La Salina Maní Monterrey Nunchia Orocue Paz de Ariporo Pore Recetor Sabanalarga Sacama San Luis de Palenque Tamara Tauramena Trinidad ...

More definitions of "pore":

  • (noun): Any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal.
  • (noun): Any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas).

Famous quotes containing the word pore:

    Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by ‘em.
    William Wycherley (1640–1716)