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Webster Dictionary

  1. Porites(noun)

    an important genus of reef-building corals having small twelve-rayed calicles, and a very porous coral. Some species are branched, others grow in large massive or globular forms

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. po`ros a pore.]

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  1. Porites

    Porites is a genus of stony coral; they are SPS corals. They are characterised by a finger-like morphology. Members of this genus have widely spaced calices, a well-developed wall reticulum and are bilaterally symmetrical. Porites, particularly Porites lutea, often form microatolls.Corals of the genus Porites also often serve as hosts for christmas tree worms.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of porites in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of porites in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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