microcirculatory system

microcirculatory system

[¦mī·krō′sər·kyə·lə‚tȯr·ē ‚sis·təm]
(anatomy)
Those vessels of the blood and lymphatic systems which are visible only with a microscope.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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