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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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This filtration occurs in more than 1 million nephrons, each of which contains a blood capillary (the glomerulus) intertwined with a urine-collecting tubule.
During development, the coordinated branching of the breathing tubes and blood capillary tubes culminates in their co-alignment in the mature lung.
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