capillary pressure

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capillary pressure

[′kap·ə‚ler·ē ‚presh·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
The difference of pressure across the interface of two immiscible fluid phases.
The pressure or adhesive force exerted by water in an enclosed space as a result of surface tension.
(physiology)
Pressure exerted by blood against capillary walls.
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