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Capillary permeability

Definition

noun

The property or capability of capillary walls to allow the selective flow of substances and cells into and out of the vessel


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Small molecules such as ions and nutrients can pass through the capillary walls. Cells like lymphocytes can also get through the endothelial wall.


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