capillary attraction


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attraction

 [ah-trak´shun]
the force or influence by which one object is drawn toward another.
capillary attraction the force that causes a liquid to rise in a fine-caliber tube.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cap·il·lar·y at·trac·tion

the force that causes fluids to rise up very fine tubes or pass through the pores of a loose material.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cap·il·lar·y at·trac·tion

(kap'i-lar-ē ă-trak'shŭn)
The force that causes fluids to rise up very fine tubes or pass through the pores of a loose material.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cap·il·lar·y at·trac·tion

(kap'i-lar-ē ă-trak'shŭn)
The force that causes fluids to rise up very fine tubes or pass through the pores of a loose material.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012