capillary vein


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ven·ule

(ven'yūl, vē'nūl), [TA]
A venous radicle continuous with a capillary.
Synonym(s): venula [TA], capillary vein, veinlet
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capillary vein

(1) Venule; venula [NA6]. 
(2) Venous capillary (vessel); vas capillare venosum [NH3].
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ven·ule

(ven'yūl) [TA]
A venous radicle continuous with a capillary.
Synonym(s): venula [TA] , capillary vein.
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