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Descriptor English: Porosity
Descriptor Spanish: Porosidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Porosidade
Descriptor French: Porosité
Entry term(s): Porosities
Tree number(s): G01.374.710
SP4.036.387.223
SP4.112.323
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016062
Scope note: Condition of having pores or open spaces. This often refers to bones, bone implants, or bone cements, but can refer to the porous state of any solid substance.
Annotation: almost never IM
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Chemistry, Physical (1966-1990)
Surface Properties (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
DeCS ID: 29085
Unique ID: D016062
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/03/23
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Porosity - Preferred
Concept UI M0024550
Scope note Condition of having pores or open spaces. This often refers to bones, bone implants, or bone cements, but can refer to the porous state of any solid substance.
Preferred term Porosity
Entry term(s) Porosities



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