capillary

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
capillary

Plural
capillaries

Capillaries
  1. A tiny tube in the body that blood travels through. It connects the end of an artery to the beginning of a vein.
    Blood cells have to go through each tiny capillary one by one.

Adjective[change]

Positive
capillary

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Looking like a strand of hair.
    The capillary cracks in the old plate of glass made me think that it would break if I touched it.
  2. Having to do with a capillary.
    The body's capillary system must reach every cell.