capillary artery


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n capillary artery one of the small thin-walled arteries that end in capillaries
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In literature:

The forces which drive the blood through the arteries are sufficient to carry the blood on through the capillaries.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The arteries and veins are connected by small tubes called capillaries.
"First Book in Physiology and Hygiene" by J.H. Kellogg
Haemorrhage is known as arterial, venous, or capillary, according to the nature of the vessel from which it takes place.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Bleeding may be from the arteries, veins, or capillaries.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Capillary blood pressure must lie between the arterial blood pressure and the venous blood pressure.
"Glaucoma" by Various
The blood-vessels are of three kinds, arteries, capillaries and veins.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
It consists of six layers, and contains arteries, capillaries, lymphatics, nerves, sweat glands, sebaceous glands, pigment, etc.
"What a Young Woman Ought to Know" by Mary Wood-Allen
The circulatory system, for example, consists of the heart, veins, arteries, capillaries, the blood, etc.
"The Next Step" by Scott Nearing
The blood, throughout its course in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins, is inclosed within these vessels.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The oxygen is conveyed with the blood to the capillary arteries and veins of the different tissues of the system.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter

In science:

It can move in a fluid domain whose size is either of the scale of the particle (a red blood cell in a capillary) or many scales larger than the particle (a red blood cell in an artery, an aerosol in the lungs, a pollutant in a house, etc.). A typical application is the study of an isolated vesicle in external flows.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network