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1. from capillus "hair" (of the head), from Latin caput (“head”) and pilus (“hair”).
来自词根cap, 头。-ille, 小词后缀。原指头上的细长毛发，后指毛细血管。
- capillary: see dishevelled
- capillary (adj.)
- 1650s, "of or pertaining to the hair," from Latin capillaris "of hair," from capillus "hair" (of the head); perhaps related to caput "head" (but de Vaan finds this "difficult on the formal side" and "far from compelling, since capillus is a diminutive, and would mean 'little head', which hardly amounts to 'hair'"). Borrowed earlier as capillar (14c.). Meaning "taking place in capillary vessels" is from 1809. Capillary attraction attested from 1813. As a noun, "capillary blood vessel," from 1660s.
- 1. Rapid capillary proliferation is a prominent feature of all early wound healing.
- 2. The gasoline detection system consists of a capillary restriction.
- 3. Imbibition is thus displacement due only to capillary forces.
- 4. This consists of a capillary connected to a mercury reservoir.
- 5. When pulmonary capillary pressure is markedly elevated, pulmonary edema ensues.
- 当肺毛细血管压力明显升高时, 就出现肺水肿.
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