capillary vessel

капиллярный сосуд

Англо-русский словарь по авиационной медицине. 2013.

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  • capillary vessel — noun any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules • Syn: ↑capillary • Hypernyms: ↑blood vessel • Hyponyms: ↑glomerulus, ↑tomentum, ↑tomentum cerebri …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capillary — Cap il*la*ry, n.; pl. {Capillaries}. 1. A tube or vessel, extremely fine or minute. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A minute, thin walled vessel; particularly one of the smallest blood vessels connecting arteries and veins, but used also for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capillary — One of the tiny blood vessels that connect the arterioles (the smallest divisions of the arteries) and the venules (the smallest divisions of the veins). The capillaries form a fine network in many parts of the body. Although minute, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Vessel — A tube in the body that carries fluids: blood vessels or lymph vessels. * * * A structure conveying or containing a fluid, especially a liquid. SEE ALSO: vas. [O. Fr. fr. L. vascellum, dim. of vas] absorbent vessels SYN: lymph vessels. afferent v …   Medical dictionary

  • Capillary — Capillaries are the smallest of a body s blood vessels, measuring 5 10 μm in diameter, which connect arterioles and venules, and enable the interchange of water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and many other nutrient and waste chemical substances… …   Wikipedia

  • capillary — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or like a hair. 2 (of a tube) of hairlike internal diameter. 3 of one of the delicate ramified blood vessels intervening between arteries and veins. n. (pl. ies) 1 a capillary tube. 2 a capillary blood vessel. Phrases and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capillary tube — Tube Tube, n. [L. tubus; akin to tuba a trumpet: cf F. tube.] 1. A hollow cylinder, of any material, used for the conveyance of fluids, and for various other purposes; a pipe. [1913 Webster] 2. A telescope. Glazed optic tube. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capillary — UK [kəˈpɪlərɪ] / US [ˈkæpɪˌlerɪ] noun [countable] Word forms capillary : singular capillary plural capillaries medical the smallest type of blood vessel, with a wall that is only one cell thick. It carries blood to and from individual cells in… …   English dictionary

  • capillary — The smallest type of blood vessel. A capillary connects an arteriole (small artery) to a venule (small vein) to form a network of blood vessels in almost all parts of the body. The wall of a capillary is thin and leaky, and capillaries are… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • capillary vein — noun a minute vein continuous with a capillary • Syn: ↑venule, ↑venula • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel • Hyponyms: ↑episcleral veins, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vessel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. container; vase, urn, jug; boat, ship. See receptacle. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A container] Syn. pitcher, urn, kettle; see container . 2. [A ship] Syn. boat, craft, bark; see ship . 3. [A duct;… …   English dictionary for students


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