arterial capillaries

arterial capillaries

microscopic blood vessels (capillaries) extending beyond the terminal ends of arterioles.
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c) It is made up of arterial capillaries and venules that regulate the blood flow distribution to each organ
Patients with proximal femoral osteoporosis have been reported with reduced density of arterial capillaries and more frequent arteriosclerotic vascular lesions [31].
Other authors support the method of intra--arterial low--dose thrombolysis via the common femoral artery, reasoning that the arterial route delivers the thrombolytic agent to the arterial capillaries and, subsequently, to the venules.
As a result, the amount of fluid filtered out through the arterial capillaries is equal to the amount of fluid reabsorbed at the venous ends.