capillary vessel

Definitions of capillary vessel
  1. noun
    any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
    synonyms: capillary
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    types:
    glomerulus
    a small intertwined group of capillaries in the malpighian body; it filters the blood during urine formation
    tomentum, tomentum cerebri
    a network of tiny blood vessels between the cerebral surface of the pia mater and the cerebral cortex
    type of:
    blood vessel
    a vessel in which blood circulates
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