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(anatomy) Any of the small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins.
From Latin capillāris (“pertaining to the hair”), from capillus (“the hair, prop. of the head”), from caput (“head”).
From Latin capillāris from capillus hair
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Capillary bleeding is a general oozing from a raw surface.
The vessel is completely filled with mercury, the capillary sealed, and the vessel weighed.
The vessel is filled by placing the capillary in a vessel containing the liquid and 6 gently aspirating.
Mercury thermometer A glass bulb filled with mercury is connected to a narrow evacuated glass capillary tube.
Wax content - determined by capillary column gas-liquid chromatography (GLC) for detecting the addition of solvent extracted olive pomace oil.
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