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diffuse-porous

[dih-fyoos-pawr-uh s, -pohr-] /dɪˌfyusˈpɔr əs, -ˈpoʊr-/
adjective, Botany
1.
having annual rings in which the size of pores is approximately the same in wood formed in spring and summer.
Compare ring-porous.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Relationships between stem diameter and sapwood area for ring- and diffuse-porous tree species.

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