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pl. capillaries [L. capillaris, hairlike]
1. Any of the minute blood vessels, averaging 0.008 mm in diameter, that connect the ends of the smallest arteries (arterioles) with the beginnings of the smallest veins (venules). 2. Pert. to a hair; hairlike.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Capillary." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746014/all/capillary.
Capillary. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746014/all/capillary. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Capillary. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746014/all/capillary
Capillary [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/746014/all/capillary.
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