arteriola

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Related to arteriolae: arteriole, arteriolae rectae
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Noun1.Arteriola - one of the small thin-walled arteries that end in capillariesarteriola - one of the small thin-walled arteries that end in capillaries
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is a very rare disease characterized by the lesions of arteriolae, venulae and capillaries, as well as medium arteries mainly of the kidneys and lungs, but also of other systems and organs [4].