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Word: capillary

Definition: having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity


Sentences Containing 'capillary'

(most polymer solutions)are best characterized with capillary breakup rheometers, opposed jet devices, or contraction flow systems.
A capillary surface that has a characteristic length smaller than the capillary length can be considered a low Bond number surface.
A sessile drop whose largest dimension is smaller than the capillary length, for example, will take the shape of spherical cap, which is the solution to the Young-Laplace equation with gravity completely absent.
An intricate network of capillary vessels forms between these two thecal layers and begins to circulate blood to and from the follicle.
Blood plasma volume may be expanded by or drained to extravascular fluid when there are changes in Starling forces across capillary walls.
Hyperkeratotic cutaneous capillary-venous malformation
Hyperkeratotic cutaneous capillary-venous malformation is a cutaneous condition characterized also by inherited cerebral capillary malformations.
In 1992, the mission was expanded to include individuals with capillary vascular birthmarks, Klippel Trenaunay (KT) and Port Wine Birthmarks.
In fluid mechanics, capillary length is a characteristic length scale for an interface between two fluids which is subject both to gravitational acceleration and to a surface force due to surface tension in the interface.
Mass flow of liquid water from the roots to the leaves is driven in part by capillary action, but primarily driven by water potential differences.
One example of such automation is using DNA isolation robots, capillary electrophoresis and pipetting robots.
Other systems involve liquid going through an orifice, expanding from a capillary, or sucked up from a surface into column by a vacuum.
That condition—now known as Goodpasture's syndrome—is currently recognized as an immunologically-mediated disease caused by autoantibodies that bind to pulmonary-alveolar as well as glomerular-capillary basement membranes.
The CaBER is a capillary breakup rheometer.
The capillary length is defined as: where formula_2 is the gravitational acceleration and formula_3 is the density of the fluid, and formula_4 is the surface tension of the fluid-fluid interface.
The late-term secondary follicle is marked histologically by a fully grown oocyte surrounded by a zona pellucida, approximately nine layers of granulosa cells, a basal lamina, a theca interna, a capillary net, and a theca externa.
The lesions take on different forms, including areas of demyelination, spongiosis, gliosis, necrosis, and capillary proliferation.
The Sphagnum moss covers wide areas of Sumapaz, which increases the soil's capacity to hold water and nutrients by increasing capillary forces and cation exchange capacity.
This is the latest generation of 4-capillary electrophoresis instruments for the low to medium throughput laboratories.
Transfection with HGF plasmids in damaged cardiac tissue also promotes angiogenesis (increased capillary density compared to control subjects), as well as decreasing detrimental remodelling of the tissue at the site of injury (decreased fibrotic deposition).
While the Duffy antigen is expressed on erythrocytes it is also found on some epithelial cells, Purkinje cells of the cerebellum, endothelial cells of thyroid capillaries, the post-capillary venules of some organs including the spleen, liver and kidney and the large pulmonary venules.
Wine-colored birthmarks known as capillary hemangiomas, which occur in about one out of 200 Americans, can be removed with a hand-held argon laser.

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