capillary bed


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capillary bed

n.
The network of capillaries in a particular area or organ of the body.
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Noun1.capillary bed - a layer of tissue densely packed with capillaries
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
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02 Contract Notice: Perfusion is the process of a body delivering blood to a capillary bed in its biological tissue.
It tends to occur first along the temporal raphe predominantly on the cellular side of the capillary bed.
The actual cause of the phenomenon of stunning and hibernation is "unknown" in evidence-based medicine, but glucotoxicity of the microcirculation in the corresponding capillary bed of the heart muscle or the vasa vasorum (or microcirculation) of the macrovessel arterial wall may be involved.
The smears are usually prepared with blood taken from ear margin capillary bed.
In studies in rats, biochemical and cytologic values were compared in blood samples collected from several locations, including the abdominal vena cava, a venous blood source, and the orbital plexus, a capillary bed commonly used to bleed smaller laboratory rodents.
In addition, because the RPALAF bypasses the capillary bed, the lung loses its filtering function, thus allowing emboli and bacteria to pass directly into the systemic circulation.
First, there is an increase in the obstruction of capillary bed with leucocytes by increasing the levels of ICAM-12 or P-selectin.
These can vary in design from capillary bed platforms to those that incorporate overhead dispensing of reagents and liquid coverslips.
The researchers concluded that local injection, rather than systemic intravenous injection, was preferred because systemic injection caused the hMSCs to be localized in the pulmonary capillary bed.
Besides, there was thickening of interalveolar septae with haemorrhage and congestion of the capillary bed and mononuclear inflammatory cells infiltration both within and in the wall of alveoli (Figure-7).
These emboli reach the pulmonary capillary bed via venous system and brain, due to arterial-venous shunts.
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations compromise capillary bed filtration, and are commonly associated with ischemic stroke.