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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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After processing, the capillary tubes are stored in a box; the venous tubes are stored in tube racks.
The drop-in replacement entailed oil change (in the R-22 unit), charge optimization, and capillary tube length optimization.
The Quantitative Buffy Coat (QBC) technique involves the use of special fluorochrome dye to highlight malaria parasite at predictable location of a specially prepared capillary tube.
6 bar)) through the thin, flexible stainless steel capillary tubes to the points where cooling is required.
proposed a highly sensitive integrated waveguide structure for nano-liter liquids in capillary tubes [21,22].
It is interesting that the outlet temperature of the two-stage cold plate holds quite steady (for multiple capillary tubes or for a shorter capillary length) or even declines continuously with the rising load.
There are heparinized capillary tubes available for fingerstick blood samples and non-heparinized tubes for anticoagulated blood samples.
In this article, we examine the effects of orientation on the adhesive characteristics of several typical industrial polymer melts through a comparison of experimental data taken in both straight-walled capillary tubes and semi-hyperbolically converging dies (SHCDs).
Since most saliva is expectorated during probing, salivation into hanging drops or capillary tubes may be inaccurate because mosquitoes do not need to salivate to locate a blood vessel.
Capillary tubes are inserted and fluids are externally pumped through the channels.
Radiometer's safeCLINITUBES plastic capillary tubes are also available in 85 [micro]L, 100 [micro]L and 125 [micro]L sizes and may be used with any analyzer that measures compatible sample volumes.
RAM Scientific's 100% plastic blood gas capillary tubes are the perfect replacement for glass tubes.
The diaper's capillary tubes have first capillary tube inlets and are positioned between the front area of the liquid barrier.