Medical Definition of Vas capillare

1. Any one of the minute vessels that connect the arterioles and venules, forming a network in nearly all parts of the body. Their walls act as semipermeable membranes for the interchange of various substances, including fluids, between the blood and tissue fluid. Synonym: vas capillare. Origin: L. Capillaris = hair like (16 Dec 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vas Capillare

varvel
varvelled
varvels
varves
vary
varying
varying hare
varyingly
varyings
vas-
vas aberrans hepatis
vas aberrans of Roth
vas afferens
vas anastomoticum
vas capillare (current term)
vas collaterale
vas deferens calcifications
vas efferens
vas lymphaticum
vas lymphaticum afferens
vas lymphaticum efferens
vas lymphaticum profundum
vas lymphaticum superficiale
vas prominens ductus cochlearis
vas rectum
vas spirale
vasa
vasa aberrantes

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