precapillary anastomosis


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pre·cap·il·lar·y a·nas·to·mo·sis

an anastomosis between arterioles just before they become capillaries.
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precapillary anastomosis

Anastomosis between small arteries just before they become capillaries.
See also: anastomosis
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