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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Administration of hyaluronidase facilitates the dispersion and absorption of co-injected drugs by allowing greater capillary bed exposure.
Optase's Gel formulation acts as an effective capillary bed stimulant to promote wound healing, while serving as an occlusive barrier to protect the wound site.
The laser pulse perforates the skin, making a small slit, normally in the fingertip, just deep enough to break through the outer skin layers and into the capillary bed.
The physical force created by the magnetic field draws the arterially injected MTC-drug combination through the capillary bed wall into the targeted disease site.
The researchers found that the depth of the capillary bed and thickness of the skin varies from person to person, and that as little as 0.
In psoriasis treatment, the C-beam penetrates below the epidermal surface, through the psoriatic plaque, directly to the overdeveloped capillary bed below that supplies blood, oxygen and nutrients to the plaque from within.
Hyperbaric oxygen applied topically increases oxygen supply to the capillary bed and fibroblast, stimulating the growth of new blood vessels and collagen.
These can vary in design from capillary bed platforms to those that incorporate overhead dispensing of reagents and liquid coverslips.
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations compromise capillary bed filtration, and are commonly associated with ischemic stroke.
75M in a Phase II effort to demonstrate large volume sample acquisition from the capillary bed.
Intermittent hypoxia represents a risk for sudden death, cardiac failure and certain forms of hypertension (Jain, 2007; Lavie, 2003), also for diseases involved with reduced oxygen diffusion due to an increase in the distance between the capillary bed and mitochondria.
True AVMs contain one or more enlarged feeding arteries, a nidus, and enlarged early draining veins with no intervening capillary bed.