German: Kapillare
Japanese: 毛細管

1. Anatomy. One of the minute blood vessels that connect arterioles and venules. The capillaries form an intricate network throughout the body for the interchange of various substances (such as oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, and metabolites) between blood and tissue cells.
2. Chemistry. A tube with a very small internal diameter.

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