absolute porosity

absolute porosity

[′ab·sə‚lüt pə′räs·əd·ē]
(petroleum engineering)
The ratio of the volume of the pore spaces or voids in a rock to the total bulk volume of the rock.
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One rock may have extraordinary absolute porosity while because of none being internal pores connections; it does not have the capability of fluid transferring.
The limitations of the bioplotted scaffolds were likely attributable to a closed pore structure and suggest that the open pore structure of the hybrid scaffold was more important for bone tissue formation than the absolute porosity.