What does the word capillary mean?

Usage examples for capillary

  1. If a bulb is required in the middle of a capillary tube, the latter is usually best cut and a piece of ordinary tubing of suitable size sealed in to provide material for the bulb. – Laboratory Manual of Glass-Blowing by Francis C. Frary
  2. From this it will appear that the vessels belonging to each heart form a symmetrical system, corresponding to the sides of the body, and that the capillary anastomosis of these systemic veins and arteries is divisible into two great fields, one situated on either side of the median line, and touching at this line. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise