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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a layer of tissue densely packed with capillaries


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