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po·rot·ic pə-'rät-ik n a medicine favoring the formation of callus
porotic adj exhibiting or marked by porous structure or osteoporosis <\porotic bone> <\porotic alteration of teeth>

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po·rot·ic (pə-rotґik) pertaining to or characterized by porosis favoring the growth of connective tissue.

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