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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A tube that is very narrow inside. Also: Tiny blood vessels joining the arteries and the veins.

Usage examples (35)
  • The chemist used a capillary tube to move the drop of liquid.
  • A capillary tube
  • Hemangioma is an all-encompassing term, while the term capillary malformation better describes one of the hallmarks of Klippel-Tr√©naunay syndrome.
  • A capillary from the tongue of the frog before and after mechanical irritation. for more
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