precapillary

adjective
pre·​cap·​il·​lary | \ -ˈkap-ə-ˌler-ē, British usually -kə-ˈpil-ə-rē \

Medical Definition of precapillary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: being on the arterial side of and immediately adjacent to a capillary

precapillary

noun
plural precapillaries

Medical Definition of precapillary (Entry 2 of 2)

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“Precapillary.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/precapillary. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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