poroid etymology

English word poroid comes from English -oid, English pore

Detailed word origin of poroid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
pore English (eng) To meditate or reflect in a steady way.. To study meticulously; to go over again and again. A tiny opening in the skin.. By extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many, or one allowing the passage of a fluid.
poroid English (eng) Having, or associated with pores.

Words with the same origin as poroid

Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid cannabinoid colloidal cycloid designoid factoid fibroid humanoid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid monoid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid schizoid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid
Descendants of pore
blastoporal blastoporic nucleoporin poration poriferous porin porotype pory