from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The network of capillaries in a particular area or organ of the body.
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- n. Any of many reticulated network of capillaries that supply blood to the organs inside the body.
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- n. a layer of tissue densely packed with capillaries
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