* * *po·rot·ic pə-'rät-ik n a medicine favoring the formation of callusporotic adj exhibiting or marked by porous structure or osteoporosis <\porotic bone> <\porotic alteration of teeth>
* * *po·rot·ic (pə-rotґik) pertaining to or characterized by porosis favoring the growth of connective tissue.
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