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capillarynoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæp·əˌler·i/
biology the ​smallest of the ​tubes that ​carryblood around the ​body
(Definition of capillary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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capillarynoun [C]

uk   /kəˈpɪl.ər.i/  us   /-ɚ-/ specialized
a very ​thintube, ​especially one of the ​smallertubes that ​carryblood around the ​body
(Definition of capillary from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “capillary”
in Spanish capilar…
in Vietnamese mao mạch…
in Malaysian kapilari…
in Thai หลอดที่มีมาตรวัดขนาดเล็ก…
in French capillaire…
in German das Kapillargefäß…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛细管, (尤指)毛细血管…
in Turkish kılcal damar…
in Russian капилляр…
in Indonesian kapiler…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛細管, (尤指)毛細血管…
in Polish naczynie włoskowate…
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