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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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The actual cause of the phenomenon of stunning and hibernation is "unknown" in evidence-based medicine, but glucotoxicity of the microcirculation in the corresponding capillary bed of the heart muscle or the vasa vasorum (or microcirculation) of the macrovessel arterial wall may be involved.
CLL cells leave the circulatory system through these capillary beds and enter the bone marrow and lymph nodes where they can evade cancer treatment.
When they are dehydrated they become hypertensive, but "If people drank water on a regular basis and took enough salt and minerals to expand the capillary beds, [Dr.
A demanding exercise routine enhances capillary beds in your body, which promotes better overall circulation.
Capillary beds correspond to the three dimensional histoarchitecture of tumor, underlying crypts or covering connective tissue core of villi.
Blood flow into capillary beds is regulated by smooth muscle cells called precapillary sphincters.
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.
More capillary beds exist in the outer medullary layer than in the inner medullary layer.
A Excessive squeezing of capillary beds during capillary blood collection adds tissue fluid to the specimens in variable quantities.