capillary

Aggregate composed of tiny, thin, straight, long crystal strands; hair like.
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Capillary

Capillaries z are the smallest of a body`s blood vessels and are parts of its microcirculation. Their endothelial linings are only one cell layer thick. These microvessels, measuring around 5 to 10 micrometre in diameter, connect arterioles and venules, and they help to enable the exchange of water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and many other nutrient....
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Capillary

• (n.) A tube or vessel, extremely fine or minute. • (a.) Pertaining to capillary tubes or vessels; as, capillary action. • (a.) Resembling a hair; fine; minute; very slender; having minute tubes or interspaces; having very small bore; as, the capillary vessels of animals and plants. • (n.) A minute, thin-walled vessel; particul...
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capillary

<anatomy> Any one of the minute vessels that connect the arterioles and venules, forming a network in nearly all parts of the body. Their walls act as semipermeable membranes for the interchange of various substances, including fluids, between the blood and tissue fluid. ... Synonym: vas capillare. ... Origin: L. Capillaris = hair like ... (1...
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capillary

(kap;u1-lar;e) A microscopic blood vessel that connects an arteriole and a venule; the functional unit of the circulatory system.
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capillary

(kap´ĭ-lar″e) pertaining to or resembling a hair. in the circulatory system, one of the minute vessels connecting arterioles and venules, the walls of which act as a semipermeable membrane for interchange of various substances between the blood and tissue fluid. Capillary walls consist of thin e...
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capillary

(L. capillaris hair-like) any one of the minute vessels that connect the arterioles and venules, forming a network in nearly all parts of the body. Their walls act as semipermeable membranes for the interchange of various substances, including fluids, between the blood and tissue fluid; called also vas capillare (NA).
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capillary

(L: capillus=hair) a tube with an internal diameter like a hair. A delicately branched blood vessel between arteries (source) and veins (sink).
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capillary

(noun) a tube, pore or passage with a narrow internal cross-section; (adjective) slender, hair-like.
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capillary

1. The narrowest type of blood vessel in the circulatory system. Capillaries have a diameter of approximately 0.008 mm – not much wider than the red blood cells (erythrocytes) that flow through them. Capillaries form the connection between the vessels that carry blood away from the heart (ar...
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capillary

hairlike adjective long and slender with a very small internal diameter; `a capillary tube`
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capillary

(biology) Click images to enlargeIn biology, narrowest blood vessel in vertebrates measuring 0.008–0.02 mm in diameter, barely wider than a red blood cell. Capillaries are distributed as beds, complex networks connecting arteries and veins. The ...
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Capillary

Cap'il·la·ry (kăp'ĭl*la*rȳ or kȧ*pĭl'lȧ*rȳ; 277) adjective [ Latin capillaris , from capillus hair. Confer Capillaire .] 1. Resembling a hair; fine; minute; very slender; having minute tubes or interspaces; having very...
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Capillary

Cap'il·la·ry noun ; plural Capillaries 1. A tube or vessel, extremely fine or minute. 2. (Anat.) A minute, thin-walled vessel; particularly one of the smallest blood vessels connecting arteries and veins, but used also for the smallest lymphatic and biliary vessel...
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Capillary

A bonding tool used for ball bonding.
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Capillary

A narrow bore glass tube. Capillary column gas chromatography employs glass tubes having an inside diameter of approximately .2 to .5 millimetres and a length of 3 to 300 metres. The walls of a capillary column are coated with an adsorbent medium (a liquid phase in which the sample dissolves)
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Capillary

A small, tubular opening with a diameter about that of a human hair.
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Capillary

a tiny blood vessel that connects an artery to a vein
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Capillary

a tiny blood vessel that connects the smallest arteries to the smallest veins and allows exchange of oxygen and other materials between blood cells and body tissue cells
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Capillary

A tube having a very small inside diameter.
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Capillary

A tube having a very small inside diameter.
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Capillary

a very small blood vessel. At one end of a capillary is a connection to the body's arteries and at the other end of a capillary is a connection to the body's veins. It is in the capillaries that most gas exchange (oxygen out of the blood into the tissues, and carbon dioxide into the blood). The reverse exchange happens in the capillaries of the lun...
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Capillary

Any of the minute vessels that connect the arterioles and venules, forming a network in nearly all parts of the body. Their walls act as semi permeable membranes for the interchange of various substances, including fluids, between the blood and tissue fluid.
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capillary

capillary (kăp'uler"ē) , microscopic blood vessel, smallest unit of the circulatory system. Capillaries form a network of tiny tubes throughout the body, connecting arterioles (smallest arteries) and venules (smallest veins). Through the thin capillary walls, which are composed o...
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capillary

capillary, capillarity 1. An extremely narrow thin-walled blood vessel that connects small arteries (arterioles) with small veins (venules) to form a network throughout the body. 2. Involving or relating to capillary action. 3. Resembling hair; as fine and slender as a hair.
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