Organ: Capillaries

Capillaries: Very small blood vessels that supply blood to cells in body tissues
Capillaries: The smallest blood vessels in the body through which most of the oxygen, carbon dioxide, and nutrient exchanges take place. 1
Condition count: 2 ; see list below.
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Capillaries' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


  • Purpura ... capillaries


  • Teleangiectasia ... capillaries

    1. excerpt from COPD Glossary: NHLBI

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