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1. capillary

noun. ['ˈkæpəˌlɛri'] a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action.

Synonyms

  • capillary tube
  • thermometer
  • capillary tubing
  • tube

Antonyms

  • anode
  • walk
  • endomorphic
  • fat

Etymology

  • capillaris (Latin)
  • capillus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Capillary

  • adversary
  • appleberry
  • arterberry
  • asbury
  • atterbury
  • auberry
  • banbury
  • beneficiary
  • bicentenary
  • blackberry
  • blueberry
  • brackenbury
  • bradberry
  • bradbury
  • brimberry
  • cadbury
  • canterbury
  • carberry
  • cardiopulmonary
  • casselberry

How do you pronounce capillary?

Pronounce capillary as ˈkæpəˌlɛri.

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Sentences with capillary


1. Adjective
It is also a good idea to check your dog's capillary refill time.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Extended capillary refill times are another sign your dog may be in shock.

2. capillary

adjective. ['ˈkæpəˌlɛri'] long and slender with a very small internal diameter.

Synonyms

  • thin

Antonyms

  • wet-bulb thermometer
  • dry-bulb thermometer

Etymology

  • capillaris (Latin)
  • capillus (Latin)

3. capillary

noun. ['ˈkæpəˌlɛri'] any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules.

Synonyms

  • capillary vessel
  • tomentum
  • tomentum cerebri
  • glomerulus

Antonyms

  • wide
  • thinness
  • gain
  • thicken

Etymology

  • capillaris (Latin)
  • capillus (Latin)
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