Capillaries are extremely small blood vessels responsible for the delivery of essential nutrients directly to tissues throughout the body. They also help the body circulate blood and remove waste from its organs. More »

Capillary density is a physiological measure that takes a cross section of muscle and counts the number of capillaries, or blood vessels, contained within. This measurement can be an indicator of overall health and is al... More »

A capillary is a small blood vessel. The human body has capillaries throughout it. They play a crucial part in the microcirculation of the human body by diffusing gases, nutrients and waste products across their walls to... More » Science Human Anatomy Blood

The main function of capillaries is enabling the exchange between water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients and many other substances between blood and the surrounding tissues. The capillaries also connect the arterioles ... More »

The musculoskeletal system's primary function is to connect tissues to bones, thus establishing a physical framework to support the body's weight during movement. This system is given commands via interconnected nerves t... More » Science Human Anatomy

The main function of the cardiovascular system is to transport nutrients, waste products and gases around the body. Moreover, it protects the body from blood loss and infection, helps the body keep a constant body temper... More »

The capillaries are responsible for the interchange of oxygen, carbon dioxide, water, nutrients and waste products between blood and surrounding tissues. The capillaries are the smallest of the blood vessels. More » Science Human Anatomy Blood