from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Formation of callus, as in the knitting together of broken bones.
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"As such, it would appear beneficial to promote healthy diet and safe sunlight exposure as part of a strategy to prevent osteo- porosis and fractures."
In the last clause of the verse porosis is rendered blindness, it more properly means hardness.
LIGNUM album, laxum, mucilagine repletum, vasis porosis (bothrenchymate) maximis faciem internam cujusque zonae occupantibus, radiis medullaribus tenuibus equidistantibus.
The meaning of the term osteoporosis originates from osteo, meaning bone, and porosis which implies thinning or getting more porous.