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A capillary is a hollow tube 5 to 10 micrometres (µm) in diameter and having a wall one ... Individual capillaries are part of capillary bed, an interweaving network of capillaries supplying tissues and organs. The more metabolically active a ...

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The smallest of the body's blood vessels. Oxygen and glucose pass through capillary walls and enter the cells. Waste products such as carbon dioxide pass ...

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Medical Definition of Capillaries. Capillaries: Capillaries are the smallest of blood vessels. They serve to distribute oxygenated blood from arteries to the tissues ...

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Oct 13, 2017 ... A capillary is an extremely small blood vessel located within the body tissues. Gasses, nutrients, and fluids are exchanged through capillaries.

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capillary: In human physiology, any of the minute blood vessels that form networks throughout the bodily tissues; it is through the capillaries that oxygen, ...

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Capillaries are small, normally around 3-4µm, but some capillaries can be 30-40 µm in diameter. The largest capillaries are found in the liver. (capillar comes ...

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Capillaries. Capillaries are the smallest of all blood vessels and form the connection between veins and arteries. As arteries branch and divide into arterioles ...

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Learn the differences between continuous, fenestrated, and discontinuous capillaries, and how they affect the movement of molecules. Rishi is a pediatric ...

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Capillaries are the smallest of blood vessels. Their walls consist of a single layer of endothelial cells and the smallest have a single endothelial cell wrapped ...