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Vas capillare

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vas capillare --> capillary

(Science: anatomy) Any one of the minute vessels that connect the arterioles and venules, forming a network in nearly all parts of the body. Their walls act as semipermeable membranes for the interchange of various substances, including fluids, between the blood and tissue fluid.

Synonym: vas capillare.

Origin: L. Capillaris = hair like