Cribrose Crib"rose (kr?b"r?s), a. [L. cribrum sieve.] Perforated like a sieve; cribriform. [1913 Webster]

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  • cribrose — see cribriform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cribrose — adjective perforated like a sieve …   Wiktionary

  • cribrose — crib·rose …   English syllables

  • cribrose — ˈkriˌbrōs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cribr (from Latin cribrum sieve) + ose : cribriform, perforated …   Useful english dictionary

  • cribriform — adj. [L. cribrum, sieve; forma, shape] Sieve like; cribrose …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • impervietà — im·per·vie·tà s.f.inv. 1. CO l essere impervio, difficile da percorrere Sinonimi: impercorribilità, impraticabilità, intransitabilità. Contrari: percorribilità, transitabilità. 2. TS med. estrema riduzione od obliterazione del lume di un organo… …   Dizionario italiano

  • impervio — im·pèr·vio agg. CO 1. di luogo, poco transitabile o accessibile: sentiero, cammino impervio, strada, salita impervia, montagna impervia Sinonimi: impercorribile, impraticabile, inaccessibile, intransitabile. Contrari: accessibile, percorribile,… …   Dizionario italiano

  • cribroso — pl.m. cribrosi sing.f. cribrosa pl.f. cribrose …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • porous — adj 1. spongy, spongelike, absorbent, bibulous; sievelike, cribrose, cribriform; riddled, perforated, honeycombed, like Swiss cheese. 2. permeable, pervious, penetrable, passable …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cribriform —   a. like a sieve.    ♦ cribrous,    ♦ cribrose, a.    ♦ cribration, n. sifting …   Dictionary of difficult words

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