transcapillary

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

Medical Definition of transcapillary

: existing or taking place across the capillary walls transcapillary absorption of extravascular fluids

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“Transcapillary.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transcapillary. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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