capillary bed


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

capillary bed

n.
The network of capillaries in a particular area or organ of the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.capillary bed - a layer of tissue densely packed with capillaries
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
References in periodicals archive ?
2), the capillary bed of olfactory and accessory olfactory nerve fiber bundles, and the posterior group of medial nasal glands (Fig.
This will act like a capillary bed and clothe the roots in damper compost which sucks up all the moisture when added.
This will act like a capillary bed and clothe the roots in damper compost which sucks up moisture when added, making it available to the roots.
Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are congenital lesions which result from abnormal communication between arterial and venous vessels directly without an intervening capillary bed. They may present as pulsatile subcutaneous mass which may bleed or ulcerate.
In our study, marked changes of the nail fold capillary bed were detected in 5 patients with FMF in the active period and 2 in the remission group (Figure 1).
Due to relative high pressure on the arterial side of the circulation, this mixture contains a greater proportion of blood from arteriole side of capillary bed than from venule side.
The respiratory capillaries were surrounded by a rich blood capillary bed. Ghrelin-ip cells were located among the tertiary bronchus mucosal epithelial cells, respiratory capillary epithelial cells and macrophages.
McDougall, Anderson, Chaplain, and Sherratt (2002) simulated blood flow and drug delivery through the vascular network from a nearby parent vessel to the tumor surface via an associated capillary bed generated from their mathematical model of tumor-induced angiogenesis.
described two patients who initially presented with a CRVO and then developed a subsequent CRAO, suggesting that increased venous pressure could cross the capillary bed to impede the arterial flow and cause ischemia [18].
A coronary-cameral fistula involve a sizable communication between a coronary artery bypassing the myocardial capillary bed and entering either chamber of the heart.
(d) 3D rendering of the terminal arteriole branches, ending in the glomeruli (the kidney's spherical capillary bed).