fenestrated capillary

fen·es·trat·ed cap·il·lar·y

a capillary, found in renal glomeruli, intestinal villi, and endocrine glands, in which ultramicroscopic pores of variable size occur; usually these are closed by a delicate diaphragm, although diaphragms are lacking in at least some renal glomerular capillaries.

fen·es·trat·ed cap·il·la·ry

(fen'ĕs-trāt-ĕd kap'i-lar-ē)
A capillary, found in renal glomeruli, intestinal villi, and some glands, in which ultramicroscopic pores of variable size occur.
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Neurosecretory terminals are engulfed by neural lobe astrocytes (pituicytes) positioned at the basal lamina that separates them from the fenestrated capillary [7].