macropore


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macropore

[′mak·rə‚pȯr]
(chemistry)
A pore in a catalytic material whose width is greater than 0.05 micrometer.
(geology)
A pore in soil of a large enough size so that water is not held in it by capillary attraction.
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Examination of the structure of a Waihou Allophanic Soil using X-ray computed tomography revealed a low total macroporosity combined with high macropore density, indicating an abundance of smaller macropores (Muller et al.
SRMCM (soil-rock mixture containing macropore) is a special type of soil-rock mixture, in which, macropore structure is defined as an accumulation of gravels without clay formed in different stratum of slopes.
(a) Prodeath protein Bak/Bax controls macropore formation in the mitochondrial outer membrane that allows mtDNA efflux into the cytoplasm where it activates cGAS/cGAMP and STING signaling, resulting in inflammatory events via TBK1/IRF3 and NF-[kappa]B pathways.
Su, Well-Organized Zeolite Nanocrystal Aggregates with Interconnected Hierarchically Micro-Meso- Macropore Systems Showing Enhanced Catalytic Performance, Chem.
Changes of macropore and submicropores volume are observed.
Daculsi, "Macroporous biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics: influence of macropore diameter and macroporosity percentage on bone ingrowth," Biomaterials, vol.
The opposite of lateral flow in soil is vertical flow which includes by-pass flow, macropore flow, and matrix flow.
prepared highly ordered transparent Ti[O.sub.2] macropore arrays via a glass-clamping method and investigated the potential application in degradation of organic dyes [20].
As shown in Table 3 and Figure 3, macropore proportion (%) significantly (P < 0.05) increased after incorporation of biochars from 6.14% in the control to 6.44%-7.79% in the amended soils, particularly in 10% biochar treatment.