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Meaning of “capillary” - Learner’s Dictionary

capillary

noun [C]     /kəˈpɪləri/ US  /ˈkæpəleri/
a very thin tube that carries blood around the body, connecting arteries to veinsThe circulatory system and blood
Translations of “capillary”
in Vietnamese mao mạch…
in Spanish capilar…
in Thai หลอดที่มีมาตรวัดขนาดเล็ก…
in Malaysian kapilari…
in French capillaire…
in German das Kapillargefäß…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛細管, (尤指)毛細血管…
in Indonesian kapiler…
in Russian капилляр…
in Turkish kılcal damar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛细管, (尤指)毛细血管…
in Polish naczynie włoskowate…
(Definition of capillary from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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