adj 1 a : resembling a hair esp. in slender elongated form b : having a very small bore <a tube> 2 : involving, held by, or resulting from surface tension 3 : of or relating to capillaries or capillarity
n, pl -lar*ies : a capillary tube : esp : any of the smallest blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules and forming networks throughout the body .
Similar sounding terms: cap·il·lar·ia
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