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Synonyms for capillary

a tube of small internal diameter

any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules

long and slender with a very small internal diameter


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Only a small fraction (about 2%-3%) of the active hormone is released from these binding components in the capillary beds into the interstitial space and tissues.
CLL cells leave the circulatory system through these capillary beds and enter the bone marrow and lymph nodes where they can evade cancer treatment.
Capillary beds correspond to the three dimensional histoarchitecture of tumor, underlying crypts or covering connective tissue core of villi.
Solution: The mosquito bites by inserting her lancets into the capillary beds beneath the skin, and drinks by lubricating her mouth with saliva.
Endothelial cells make up the inner lining of the blood vessels in the body, as well as the capillary beds where the blood delivers its nutrients and oxygen to other cells.
A Excessive squeezing of capillary beds during capillary blood collection adds tissue fluid to the specimens in variable quantities.
Arteriovenous malformations are vascular defects caused by the absence of normal capillary beds, which leads to the development of abnormal blood channels that connect the arterial circulation to the venous circulation.