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  Definition of capillary
  1. a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action
  2. any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
  3. long and slender with a very small internal diameter; "a capillary tube"
  4. of or relating to hair
Similar Words: capillary tube, capillary tubing, capillary vessel, hairlike

 

Hyponyms: glomerulus, tomentum, tomentum cerebri

 

Pertainyms: hair

 

Part Meronyms: thermometer

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: capilar   Chinese: 毛细血管  
Dutch: haarvat   Finnish: hiussuoni  
French: capillaire   German: Kapillare  
Greek: τριχοειδές αγγείο   Hebrew: נים  
Italian: vaso capillare   Japanese: 毛管  
Korean: 모세관   Portuguese: capilar  
Russian: капилляр   Slovene: kapilara  
Spanish: tubo capilar  
 
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