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English adjective: capillary

1. capillary of or relating to hair

2. capillary long and slender with a very small internal diameter

SamplesA capillary tube.




English noun: capillary

1. capillary (artifact) a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action

Synonymscapillary tube, capillary tubing

Broader (hypernym)tube, tubing

Part meronymthermometer

2. capillary (body) any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules

Synonymscapillary vessel

Broader (hypernym)blood vessel

Narrower (hyponym)glomerulus, tomentum, tomentum cerebri

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