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Organs » Capillaries


Summary Information: Capillaries

Capillaries: Very small blood vessels that supply blood to cells in body tissues.

Capillaries: The smallest blood vessels in the body through which most of the oxygen, carbon dioxide, and nutrient exchanges take place. (Source: excerpt from COPD Glossary: NHLBI)

Condition count: 2 ; see list below.

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Diseases List for Capillaries:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Capillaries' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:



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