HyperDic: capillary

English > 4 senses of the word capillary:
NOUNartifactcapillary, capillary tube, capillary tubinga tube of small internal diameter
bodycapillary, capillary vesselany of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
ADJECTIVEpertcapillaryof or relating to hair
allcapillary, hairlikelong and slender with a very small internal diameter
capillary > pronunciation
Soundskae'pahleh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > capillary: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to hair.
Spanishcapilar
Catalancapil·lar
Nounshaira covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head)
English > capillary: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglong and slender with a very small internal diameter.
Example"a capillary tube"
Synonymhairlike
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
Spanishcapilar
Nounscapillaritya phenomenon associated with surface tension and resulting in the elevation or depression of liquids / liquids in capillaries
English > capillary: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid / liquid by capillary action.
Synonymscapillary tube, capillary tubing
Part ofthermometermeasuring instrument for measuring temperature
Broadertube, tubingconduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids / liquids or gases
Spanishcapilar
Catalancapilar, vas capil·lar
English > capillary: 4 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningAny of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules.
Synonymcapillary vessel
NarrowerglomerulusA small intertwined group of capillaries in the malpighian body
tomentum, tomentum cerebriA network of tiny blood vessels between the cerebral surface of the pia mater and the cerebral cortex
Broaderblood vesselA vessel in which blood circulates
Spanishcapilar, capilar sanguíneo, tubo capilar
Catalancapilar, capil·lar, capil·lar sanguini

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