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 capillary on Encyclopedia.com
CAPILLARY [capillary], microscopic blood vessel, smallest unit of the circulatory system.
Pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis associated with primary pulmonary hypertension; report of 2 new cases and review of 35 cases from the literature.
Capillary blood pressure in syngeneic rat islets transplanted under the renal capsule is similar to that of the implantation organ.
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 AllRefer.com - capillary (Anatomy And Physiology) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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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 of a single layer of cells, the nutritive material and oxygen in the blood pass into the body tissues, and waste matter and carbon dioxide in turn are absorbed from the tissues into the bloodstream.
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 ipedia.com: Exocrine Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Exocrine is a term referring to glands that secrete their products via a duct.
This is as opposed to endocrine glands that release their products directly into the circulatory system via the capillary...
This is as opposed to endocrine glands that release their products directly into the circulatory system via the capillary network pervading the gland itself.
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 definition of capillary
Resembling a hair; fine; minute; very slender; having minute tubes or interspaces; having very small bore; as, the capillary vessels of animals and plants.
Pertaining to capillary tubes or vessels; as, capillary action.
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