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Capillaries

Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-01-15 13:04:50
Capillaries are the smallest of a body"s blood vessels and are parts of the microcirculation. They are only 1 cell thick. These microvessels, measuring 5-10 μm in diameter, connect arterioles and venules, and enable the exchange of water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and many other nutrient and waste chemical substances between blood and surrounding tissues






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