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porus in Medicine

porus po·rus (pôr'əs)
n. pl. po·ri (pôr'ī)
A pore, meatus, or foramen.

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  • Alexander, in his own letters, has given us an account of his war with porus.

  • So porus, when he was taken captive, begged Alexander to use him as a king.

  • The territory of porus extended to the east as far as the Asikni.

  • Scopus, after seeing Beric well placed, had left him to accompany porus and Lupus.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • He was more interested when porus entered the arena, accompanied by Scopus.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • "Well, I don't want any easy jobs of that sort," porus said.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • We will cross over the crest of the hills to the eastern side, porus.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • porus and his companion had spent the morning in gathering flowers.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • porus grasped the handle of his dagger and looked menacingly at the farmer.

    Beric the Briton G. A. Henty
  • porus was king of part of the Punjaub, and was conquered by Alexander the Great.

    The Lusiad Lus de Cames

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